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Minister Zappone announces additional €75,989.06 in funding awards to community and voluntary sector organisations

By October 25, 2019 No Comments

Funding will support 2018 What Works Innovation Fund grantees to finalise their innovative projects supporting children

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone TD, is pleased to announce additional awards of €75,989.06 to organisations that received funding under the 2018 Innovation Fund. This will support four further existing projects in any outstanding work remaining from their original application in 2018.

Minister Zappone announces additional €75,989.06 in funding awards to community and voluntary sector organisations

The Innovation Fund was launched in April 2018 by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to test new prevention and early intervention projects. The funding measure is supported through Dormant Accounts Funding and was developed to allow providers within the child and family sectors highlight innovations they are delivering to improve outcomes for children.

In awarding the funding Minister Zappone said:

 “I am delighted to announce this funding to further support these projects which through the use of data, evidence and learning in prevention and early intervention approaches, will continue to contribute in making a positive difference to the lives of children and young people living in Ireland.”

Funding will support 2018 What Works Innovation Fund grantees to finalise their innovative projects supporting children, young people and families

Successful projects:

OrganisationProject2019 AllocationCounty
Youth Work Ireland Tipperary3D- IT€9,059.98Tipperary
Migrants Rights Centre IrelandARISE€13,914Dublin
Rainbows IrelandSupporting Grief and Loss in Teenagers€34,796.28Dublin
Meath Travellers WorkshopsTraveller & Youth Community Farm€18,218.80Meath
Total:
€75,989.06

Tusla, as administrators of this fund, will be in contact with successful applicants to advance the processing of grants.