Jan 20, 2015
Deputy John Deasy asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the funding that is available to prospective new community music clubs/groups under the music capital grants scheme.
REPLY (Minister Heather Humphreys):
My Department is currently considering capital grant allocations for 2015 and decisions will be announced in due course. €200,000 was paid to Music Network in respect of the music capital grants scheme in 2014. Details are available on the Music Network website at this link.
Jan 20, 2015
Deputy John Deasy asked the Minister for Health the funding available through his Department to assist voluntary groups providing a community service in obtaining essential equipment to assist their projects; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
REPLY (Minister Leo Varadkar):
My Department administers a National Lottery Discretionary Fund from which once-off grants are paid to community and voluntary organisations, providing a range of health related services. If an organisation wishes to make an application for National Lottery Funding they should send in a formal application. Detailed procedures along with the application form for 2015 will soon be available on the Department's website at www.health.gov.ie.