Cllr Shiels slams Council for not advertising availability of Strategic Development Fund

dessieA Donegal County Cllr has hit out at the Council for not advertising the availability of the Strategic Development Fund.

Under the fund 740,000 euro is allocated to community, voluntary and sporting groups in Co Donegal.

The minimum amount which may be awarded to any single group is 2,500 euro and the maximum is 25,000 euro. The deadline to apply for the fund is February 27th.

Cllr Dessie Shiels claims that the Council has taken the decision not to advertise the fund, and he says because of this a lot of groups will be unaware that they can even apply: