Donegal Education Training Board has received €435,000 in funding.
The funding is part of further education capital grants.
The investment announced today of part of just over €8 million nationally forms which is part of Project Ireland 2040 and will be provided via SOLAS for the delivery of small-scale and necessary infrastructure and improvement works, and for the purchase of equipment.
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Donegal TD, Charlie McConalogue, welcomed the announcement today by his government colleagues Ministers Harris and Collins.
Under this funding programme, ETBs will be in a position to make decisions around small-scale FET investment priorities locally, and to ensure that projects can be advanced quickly and efficiently.
The grant also allows ETBs an opportunity to consider future accommodation needs and to procure professional expertise to conduct condition surveys of existing buildings, with a view to a strategic approach to estate planning and development.
In addition, funding has been provided for the introduction of an emergency health and safety works programme and further detail will be announced in the coming days.
Minister McConalogue said “This is much welcomed funding which will help Donegal ETB to continue its great work in providing further education and training in Donegal.”