Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten is making €460,000 available to community groups, schools and individuals nationally to encourage environmental projects in the community such as allotments and community and school gardens.
0 Minister Naughten is encouraging Roscommon groups and schools to apply for their share of this funding before the deadline on 23rd of June.
Minister Naughten stated: “Last year Roscommon received more than €17,000 under this fund for environmental projects from school gardens and tidy towns work, to awareness exhibitions and workshops and environmental clean-up projects. These projects leave a positive lasting legacy for us all to enjoy so I am calling on all Roscommon groups, schools and communities to apply this year under the scheme for their share of this increased funding.”
Eligible projects are those that will support and complement, at a local level, national environmental policies such as those on Waste, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Air, Water and Sustainable Development. Groups seeking funding for eligible projects in Roscommon are invited to make an application directly to Roscommon County Council.
Completed application forms should be returned by 5 pm on the 23rd of June, 2017.