Irish Rural Link (IRL) has today welcomed the announcement by Minister Michael Ring and Minister Sean Canney, of a COVID-19 support package of €40 million for Community and Voluntary Organisations, Charities and Social Enterprises. Full statement is available here
The package consists of a €35 million ‘COVID-19 Stability Fund’ which will provide a level of support to qualifying organisations who are most in need and have seen their trading and/or fundraising income drop significantly during the crisis and a €5 million Philanthropy Fund.
Applications for the Stability fund will be open from Monday 11th May and will close on Wednesday 20th May at 5pm. The guidelines, further information about the scheme and how to apply and application forms (available from 11th May) are available on Pobal website here