|We are delighted to announce the eleven Awardees of
The Equality Fund 2020-2023
Eleven civil-society groups throughout Ireland have been awarded multi-year funding from The Equality Fund. The groups’ projects advance equality for LGBTI+ communities, migrants, people with intellectual disabilities, Travellers, sex workers, women survivors of addiction and domestic sexual violence, and organisations that combat racism and hate in Ireland.
The Awardees of the Equality Fund 2020-2023 are:
The Great Care Co-Op
Tipperary Rural Travellers Project
Migrant Rights Centre Ireland
Sex Workers Alliance Ireland
The National Platform of Self Advocates
Donegal Local Development Company CLG
Irish Network Against Racism
We are also thrilled to announce today a record expansion of The Equality Fund in Ireland from €3 million to €10 million over 5 years. The funding comes from The Peter Kinney and Lisa Sandquist Foundation and is being matched by the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth via the Dormant Accounts Fund.
Today’s announcement includes:
● The unveiling of a mural on SIPTU’s Liberty Hall in Dublin
● The launch of a new website, equalityfund.ie, and social media channels
● The release of eleven short documentary films on The Equality Fund Awardees, available on equalityfund.ie