Dormant Accounts Fund – funding for disability, youth, respite, carers, substance misuse and social enterprise projects

Dormant Accounts Fund: Call for Applications

The Dormant Accounts Amendment Act 2012 provides for a scheme for the disbursement of funds for the purposes of programmes or projects to assist:

  •  the personal and social development of persons who are economically or socially disadvantaged;
  • the educational development of persons who are educationally disadvantaged or
  • persons with a disability (within the meaning of the Equal Status Act 2000).

Pobal, on behalf of the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government, the Department of Health and the Department of Social Protection invite applications for funding from eligible community and voluntary sector organisations, local development companies, statutory and other public agencies under the following Measures.

Department Measures
Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government Measure 1: Social Enterprise
Measure 2: Youth Employment
Department of Social Protection Measure 3: Support for Home Carers
Department of Health Measure 4: Substance Misuse and Prevention
Measure 5: Local Area Co-ordination (Disability services)
Measure 6: Achieving HIQA Standards in Residential Centres for People with Disabilities
Measure 7: Support for Young People with Disabilities
Measure 8: Non-Centre based Respite Services

A series of four regional pre-application information meetings will take place during the month of June. Details about each of the eight measures, the online application process, and how to register to attend a pre-application meeting are available at  from Monday 8th June.

Application forms must be completed online.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 22nd July 2015

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