The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) will re-open the Learner Fund Bursary to Early Learning and Care practitioners who are new graduates of a recognised Early Childhood Education and Care degree programme. The local City/County Childcare Committees (CCC) will process and appraise Learner Fund Graduate Bursary applications.
For further information or assistance, please contact Susan Walsh at email@example.com 01 2896600 or 087 373123.
Following the announcement on Friday 10th March by the Minister for Children, Disability, Equality, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, T.D., Parent and Toddler Groups are invited to make an application for funding under this Initiative through their local CCC.
The Minister has secured funding of €250,000, which will be allocated to Parent and Toddler Groups nationwide through local City/County Childcare Committees (CCCs). Press Release available here:
Grants will normally range from €100 to a total maximum of €1,400. New start up groups may apply for a grant of up to €1,100, existing P&T Groups can apply for up to €800.
As well as grants for existing and new P&T groups, an additional amount of up to €300 is available to provide an additional session. There is also a maximum of €300 available to operate/establish Buggy Walking Groups . Groups are advised to contact their local CCC for further information in respect to these two additional funding options.
Funding will be available for:
Please complete the application Form below:
and return to:
Grants for Parent & Toddler Groups, Dun Laoighaire Rathdown Childcare Comittee.
UNIT 16, Deansgrange Business Park, Deansgrange, Co.Dublin A94 HH31
CLOSING DATE IS THE 21ST APRIL 2023 *****THIS GRANT IS NOW CLOSED****