Solas Announce Over €100,000 In Funding For The Tipperary ETB

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SOLAS, the state agency responsible for Further Education and Training (FET), has today, announced over €100,000 in funding to Tipperary ETB, to support marginalised learners to access community education programmes in local communities,

The funding allocation for 2024 will support almost 800 learners across the Tipperary area to access and participate in local community education provision including measures under the learner assistant fund, innovative green projects, participation of priority groups and Adult Literacy for Life targets, as well as support to refugee and other learner groups.  

The funding allocated to disadvantaged learners across the Tipperary region will be used to support 23 projects as follows:  

  • Acquired Brain Injury Clonmel 
  • Aherlow/Kilross Community Council
  • Ballylynch Women’s Club (STDC)
  • Ballymackey Women’s Shed
  • Capparoe Women’s Shed
  • Clonmel Applefest
  • Cuan Croi Mental Health Daycare Clonmel
  • Digi Academy 
  • Down Syndrome Tipperary
  • Killaloe / Ballina Family Resource Centre
  • Knockanrawley Workability Project (KFRC) Tipperary
  • Rehab – Knocklofty Resource Centre, Clonmel
  • Moycarkey, Borris, Littleton Men’s Shed
  • North Tipperary Development Company (Men’s Shed & Refugee Support)
  • Silver Arch Family Resource Centre Nenagh
  • Silvermines Community Centre
  • Silvermines Men’s Shed
  • St Cronan’s Association Roscrea
  • Substance Misuse Service Clonmel
  • Avista, St Annes, Roscrea
  • Rechab – The Mill, Clonmel
  • Rehab – Suirdrop, Clonmel