Donegal County Childcare is delighted with the announcement from the Minister for Children Katherine Zappone, that almost €595,000 has been allocated to 27 of Donegal’s 151 early childhood services. This represents a welcome increase of €278,000 on last year’s capital grant allocation.
The funding was provided across five strands to cover extra childcare places for early years and school age children, for essential maintenance and repair and natural outdoor play areas. Donegal’s allocation is part of an overall €8.7m national fund.
Success in relation to electoral area showed that early childhood services located in the Stranorlar EA received the highest allocation of funding totalling €173,060 and the Donegal EA receiving the second highest allocation of €152,241.
Donegal Early Childhood Services who received Capital Funding 2018 broken down by electoral area.
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