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£50,000 FROM THE SLIEVE RUSHEN WIND FARM FUND INVESTED INTO LOCAL PROJECTS INCLUDING TOURIST ACCOMMODATION

17 organisations carrying out various local projects in the south west Fermanagh and Cavan area have been awarded funding totalling £50,000 from the Slieve Rushen Wind Farm Fund. Administered by the Fermanagh Trust, the fund awards grants to community projects located close to the Slieve Rushen Wind Farm, providing the local community with access to financial support.   (L-R) Lauri McCusker Director of the Fermanagh Trust and Sharon Howe from Swanlinbar Development Association  ...

FERMANAGH VOLUNTEERS CARRYING OUT WORK OVERSEAS RECEIVE GRANT AWARDS TOTALLING £15,000 FROM THE FISHER FOUNDATION

At a special presentation event in Fermanagh House, 13 organisations and their volunteers were awarded grants from the Fisher Foundation. A total of £15,000 was given out to support local people and their organisations as they undertake vital work overseas.     This year’s recipients will be involved in a range of development programmes such as early years’ education, mental health programmes, rehabilitation programmes, teams of doctors and nurses volunteering, buil...

FERMANAGH AND PHILANTHROPY

Comment by Lauri McCusker, Director of the Fermanagh Trust -   There is a wonderful tradition of philanthropy in County Fermanagh, which can be traced back hundreds of years and continues right up to the present day. As a result of this wonderful culture of giving, our County can with some justification consider itself to be the home of philanthropy on this island. Not bad for a county of 65,000 people! in the Fermanagh Trust we are celebrating this giving during Philanthropy Fortnight.&nb...