It is aimed at equiping adult learners with new skills during the pandemic.
Over €600,000 is being allocated to the midlands for adult learning.
The new Mitigating against Education Disadvantage Fund from the Department for Further and Higher Education is aimed at equiping adult learners with new skills during the pandemic.
Laois Offaly ETB is receiving €448,000 for the Clara Community and Family Resource Centre, Youth Work Ireland Laois, and the Offaly Traveller Movement, among others.
While recipients of the €174,000 funding stream for Longford Westmeath ETB include Athlone Community Training Centre and Family Resource Centre, and Killucan Area Services.