Tipperary groups awarded €120,000 by Tony Ryan Fund for Tipperary

Tony Ryan FUnd for Tipperary

Almost 12,000 people in County Tipperary are projected to benefit from the latest round of small grants awarded from The Tony Ryan Fund for Tipperary at The Community Foundation for Ireland.

€120,000 was awarded to 31 not for profit organisations this week. The focus of the funding this year was “Loving our Land” and applications were encouraged for local community garden and other growing, environment and biodiversity projects.


List of “Loving our Land” 2018 grants:


Ard Ross Residents Association €4,000

Moyne Road/ Bellevue Residents Association €5,000

Knockanrawley Resource Centre (KRC) €3,000

Barnardos €4,500

Rehab Group (RehabCare Newport Day Service) €2,000

Silvermines Enhancement Group €4,000

Aspect €1,780

Cloughjordan Community Farm CLG €5,000

Tipperary Excel Heritage Company ltd., €5,000

Thurles Scouts €2,000

Irish Wheelchair Association €3,000

Kilsheelan Tidy Towns €1,500

Terryglass Improvements Association €5,000

Newcastle Community Development Group €5,000

South Tipperary Beekeepers Association €1,320

Roscrea Cares CLG trading as Age Friendly Roscrea €4,140

Ballyporeen Community Council Ltd €3,800

Cloughjordan No 1 NS School Garden €2,300

Burncourt Community Council CLG €5,000

Ballingarry Parish Field €4,850

Donohill Development Council ltd €5,000

Ardfinnan Community Council Company Limited €5,000

Cappawhite National School €5,000

Birdhill Tidy Towns Committee €5,000

Circle of Friends Cancer Support Centre CLG €5,000

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland €850

Clerihan N.S. €5,000

Toor Tidy Village €5,000

Conradh na Gaeilge €4,000

Cloughjordan Arts CLG €3,000

St Cronans Association CLG €5,000

 The Tony Ryan Fund for Tipperary was established in 2013, by the Tony Ryan Trust, to give financial support to evidence-based initiatives that support children and young people in the county to reach their full potential.

The core focus of the funding was to improve the life experience of children and young people living in County Tipperary.  Funding of €1.9 million was committed and disbursed over a five-year timeframe. So far the fund has awarded €1.8 million to projects in Tipperary.

To learn more about the Tony Ryan Fund for Tipperary visit http://www.communityfoundation.ie/grants/types-of-grants/the-tony-ryan-fund-for-tipperary