New grant scheme open to Men’s and Women’s Sheds

Wicklow People (West Edition) - - NEWS -

Men’s sheds in County Wick­low are be­ing en­cour­aged to ap­ply for small-scale grants from a ring-fenced fund.

Un­der this part of the Com­mu­nity En­hance­ment Pro­gramme, grants will be pro­vided to sheds to­wards small-scale cap­i­tal costs. How­ever, the grants will not cover op­er­at­ing costs such as elec­tric­ity or heat­ing. Men’s Sheds are el­i­gi­ble to ap­ply if they are reg­is­tered with the Irish Men’s Sheds As­so­ci­a­tion. Women’s Sheds are also el­i­gi­ble to ap­ply for fund­ing. The clos­ing date for ap­pli­ca­tions is Wednesday, July 31 at 5 p.m. More in­for­ma­tion is avail­able at www.wick­low.ie.

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