Small grants available to local groups as part of Community Call initiative

Small grants are still available to local groups in Monaghan as part of the Community Call initiative.

Earlier this month a total of 2.5million euro was released by the Department of Rural and Community Development to local authorities nationwide, to help fund frontline community and volunteer services during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The project is being co-ordinated by local County Councils to help those who are vulnerable or need assistance as the crisis continues.

The Head of Community Development with Monaghan County Council, Fintan McPhilips, says they are eager to hear from people locally who either need help or are in a position to provide help at this time.

Speaking to Shannonside Northern Sound encouraged groups who need it to apply for the available funding: