Please note that the 2016 application process is closed
Dr James Reilly, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, announced the launch of capital funding totalling €4 million for Early Years services in 2016 (EYC2016) earlier this month.
Further information on the EYC2016 programme and information on how to make an application will be available on the Pobal Website at www.pobal.ie from 23rd February.
Applications for funding through the EYC2016 will be taken from eligible childcare providers in respect of a contribution towards the total project cost, or the full cost (up to a maximum of €10,000), for the following:
- Build / fit out / refurbishment of an additional room /extension;
- Minor building alterations; and
- Costs for additional play equipment (to a maximum of €5,000) to facilitate an increase in childcare places.
Any funding received must be spent in 2016.