€4 Million Capital Funding Available for Community Youth Groups

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs released details of a new “Once Off” grant application that is available to all youth clubs in Ireland.

This grant will be issued to clubs through their local education training board. The scheme is focusing on the provision of small scale equipment grants to local youth clubs/groups. Grants may cover equipment such as: Storage, IT equipment, electrical equipment, sporting equipment, arts and drama equipment etc. Please ensure that in any applications for equipment that would have additional health and safety requirements that this is included in the items applied for. Also please at this point consider appropriate secure storage and if necessary include appropriate secure storage in the items applied for.

The maximum grant that can be applied for is €5000; Groups can apply for one single item totaling €5000 or a number of items not totaling more than the maximum grant.

The closing date for the scheme is October 20th.

Please contact your dedicated programme officer for more information.