24 organisations across Cork are to benefit from €1.2 million worth of funding under the third tranche of the Government’s Covid-19 Stability Fund.
This funding is being allocated across community and voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises that are experiencing financial difficulties as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“These are the organisations providing critical services to those most vulnerable in communities across Cork and it is only right that we support them," Cork TD Colm Burke (FG) said.
“I am very aware of the valuable contribution of the Community and Voluntary sector in general," Minister for Social Protection, Rural and Community Development and the Islands, Heather Humphreys said. “I hope that this funding will help to support these organisations to continue to provide their valuable services to the people most in need."
The organisations that will receive funding are the Cork Stroke Support Group; Inchydoney Inshore Lifeboat Association; Feed Cork Food Bank; The National Infertility Support & Information Group; Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind; The Social and Health Education Project clg; Tabor Lodge Addiction and Housing Services Limited; Cork Simon Community; Donoughmore Community Alert; Meitheal Mara; St Luke’s Charity & Northridge House Centre; Community Radio Youghal; Glounthaune Community Association; Eyeries Community Development Ltd; Helpful Steps Ltd; Glen Resource & Sports Centre; The Down Syndrome Centre Cork CLG; St Joseph's (Mayfield) Community Association; Carrigaline Lions Youth Centre; Life FM; The Aghada District Community Council CLG; Dress for Success Cork CLG; Knocknamanagh Old Schoolhouse Tracton; Carrigaline Community Association CLG.