The Clones Family Resource Centre is to receive €94,798 with its partner County Armagh Community Development for a 12 month 'Connect2Gether' project that will operate on a cross-border and cross-community basis in the Clones and Armagh areas.
Through a programme of activities and workshops, the programme will build connections and good working relationships between participants from the two communities.
Angela Graham who is the Manager of Clones Family Resource Centre described taking part in the project as a "great opportunity."
While the International Fund for Ireland has committed a further €1.5m to peace and reconciliation efforts across Northern Ireland and the southern border counties, Angela believes Clones is "well-placed" to carry out cross-border and cross-community work.
She added that Clones has a "long history" of taking part in such projects, which has led to the development of lasting friendships for those involved: