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€156,000 Not Enough To Meet Community Grant Demand

The budget for local community grant schemes in Westmeath will need to increase next year due to a 20% rise in applications. 

The budget for local community grant schemes in Westmeath will need to increase next year due to a rise in applications.    

The number of applications for funding increased by 20% in 2021, with €156,300 being distributed to various community initiatives.

Fianna Fáil councillor Liam McDaniel says they will look at increasing the budget to assist groups to continue with their local, voluntary work:

 

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