Capital 2018 Announcement

Monday 4th December, 2017

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs is delighted to announce that there will be an Early Years and a School Age Childcare Capital Programme in 2018.

The purpose of this announcement is to alert childcare services about the upcoming programme and give time to prepare to apply for the grants. 

This year’s programme call will consist of 5 Strands. 
- Strand 1: Expansion of an existing facility or creation of a new facility (Early Years)
- Strand 2: Essential building maintenance (Early Years, community services only)
- Strand 3: Creation of new natural outdoor play area (Early Years)
- Strand 4: The expansion of an existing facility or creation of a new facility (School Age Childcare)
- Strand 5: Essential building maintenance & quality improvement (School Age Childcare, community services only)Services can apply for all strands for which they are eligible.

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