Friday 28th December 2018 The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, TD is pleased to announce the priorities for 2019’s Early Learning and Care and School Age Capital programmes. The Minister has secured €9m for capital grants across 2019. The budget for the Early Lear
The Early Childhood Fund has been created by Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) in partnership with the Department of Rural and Community Development. The Department of Rural and Community Development provides match funding for all philanthropic funds raised by Social Innovation Fund Ireland, via
The Autumn Bursary is now closed for applications. If you have recently completed a Degree In Early Years Care & Education you can now apply for the new Autumn Bursary worth 750 Euro. To apply please complete the application form and return to Elaine McGowran, Tipperary Childcare Committee, 2nd
DCYA has requested that Pobal close off the Learner Fund on 30th June 2018. All Level 5 and Level 6 Major Awards currently subsidised by the Learner Fund must be completed by this date. Any components completed after that date will not be covered by Learner Fund with no exception.
Parent & Toddler grants have now been paid to the successful groups. Process is now closed until 2019. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information. TCC 2018 Parent and Toddler Application Form
The Childminding Development Grant (CMDG) is designed to assist Childminders, already providing a childminding service in their own homes, to enhance safety/quality in the service through the purchase of small capital items, equipment, toys or minor adaptation costs. It may also give financial assis
February, 2018 Childcare centres are being invited to apply for €6.8m in funding for extra spaces, natural outdoor play areas and maintenance work, according to the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone. Applications opened last Monday (12th February 2018) for childcare and
School Age Childcare Capital Scheme Minister Zappone announced €3m in capital funding to support increased capacity for the provision of school age childcare. The new Capital Scheme (SAC) will be open to both community/not-for-profit and private services and will comprise three separate strand
We have added an FAQ page to our website in relation to many of the questions submitted with regards to the 2017 Capital Grants.
Today the DCYA announced €3 million in Capital Funding to support increased capacity for the provision of school age childcare. The new Capital Scheme will be open to both community/not-for-profit and private services and will comprise 3 separate strands . This is a great step forward for school