Pobal have announced the Early Year's Capital Grants for 2017.
Through Early Years Capital 2017, the Department of Children and Youth Affairs aims to support the sector to increase the number of available places in registered early years services in 2017 and to contribute to improving the sustainability and quality of early years provision. €4m is available for allocation in 2017 across three strands as follows:
• Strand 1: Service Expansion (€3m)
• Strand 2: Building Improvements & Maintenance (€500,000)
• Strand 3: Natural Outdoor Play Space (€500,000)
*Strand 2 is not open to private early years services.