The 1st round of the 2020 COVID-19 Emergency Fund was launched in April and provided grants to groups that were participating in the Local Authority led Community Call effort in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 2nd round of the COVID-19 Emergency Fund is now being launched with funding of €1.7m. This round will provide grants to community groups to assist them:
- to adapt their services and operations to fit the new COVID-19 reality1. Examples of measures supported could be adapting premises to allow for social distancing; offering on-line activities; providing social supports and friendly calls by phone etc.
- to become more involved in the Government’s ‘Keep Well’ campaign. The grants are aimed at assisting participation in the campaign, in particular with the three themes: staying connected, switching off and being creative, and minding your mood.
The grants may also be provided to support groups (including those involved in the community call) with day to day running costs if needed.
Please note Closing Date 22nd January 2021 @ 4:00pm