The 2019 Early Learning and Care and School Age Capital programmes will open for applications from 25th February to 27th March 2019.
Decisions are expected to be delivered in June 2019.
The available strands of funding are as follows:
Strand A: Creation of new places for 0-3 year olds – €4.231m (max. €50,000 per grant).
Strand B: Fire Safety for community early years services – €0.875m, (max. €15,000 per grant).
Strand C: Creation of new school age places – €1m (max. €20,000 per grant).
Both early learning and care and school age childcare providers are invited to apply.
The Application Guidelines is a detailed document containing all the information prospective applicants need to prepare themselves for making an application under the programmes.
Any interested parties are encouraged to contact their local City/County Childcare Committee (CCC) with any further questions they may have, so that they can begin work and submit their applications as early as possible.
[Please note: Applicants are advised to pay special attention to the requirements regarding valid DCYA reference numbers included in the Application Guidelines. The closing date for applying for a new DCYA reference number for 2019 Capital is 13th March 2019]
For more information and the application form, please click the link below: