LWETB administers funding on behalf of the new Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) and the Department of Health to projects and services across counties Longford and Westmeath.
These services are provided by a number of voluntary and community organisations including Youth Work Ireland Midlands, Foróige, Longford Community Resources clg and Athlone Community Taskforce.
Funding Administered by LWETB in 2021
Funding for Youth Projects
LWETB works in partnership with and provides funding to staff-led projects across Longford and Westmeath for the provision of youth work and other services to young people. The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) awards funding through which LWETB administers to the following projects;
Athlone Youth Information Centre
Athlone Youth Project
Mullingar Youth Project
Foróige Gateway Project Athlone
ACT Gateway Project Athlone
FAI Football in the Community Project Athlone
Longford Town Youth Project
County Longford Youth Project
Grants for Youth Clubs & Groups
Grant funding is available annually through LWETB for voluntary youth clubs and groups. This funding is provided by the DCEDIY and each year 40-45 clubs and groups across Longford and Westmeath avail of funding under the schemes.
Links to further information
Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth DCEDIY