receiving, assessing and making recommendations for funding on applications
monitoring the implementation of the projects selected for funding
The Unit is not responsible for taking decisions on which European Social Fund (“ESF”) projects to fund as this remains the responsibility of the Inclusion, Equality and Gender Equality area of the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth.
The Unit also liaises with the European Commission and the Department of Higher Education (who are Ireland’s Managing Authority for the European Social Fund) in relation to Ireland’s roles and responsibilities in administering EU Funds.
Applying for funding
Funding applications can only be accepted during Open Calls for Proposals using the official Application Forms emailed to the Funds Administration Unit by the closing date for applications. Applications for funding cannot be accepted at any other times.
Calls for Proposals under AMIF and ESF PEIL Gender Equality activities is now closed.
The Calls under AMIF are supported by the EU Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund 2014-2020.
The Calls under ESF PEIL are part supported by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.
Funds Administration Unit
Department of Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Montague Court, 7-11 Montague Street, Dublin 2, D02 FT96