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Capital Grant Scheme 2019 (NCS)

From: Department of Children and Youth Affairs

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) has a budget of €3 million for allocation to Early Learning and Care and School-Age Childcare Services who enter into a contract for the new National Childcare Scheme.

This is a small capital grant scheme to assist providers to purchase computer equipment and software to record and report on the attendance of children in their service.

The National Childcare Scheme will commence in November 2019.

Closing Date for online grant applications was 11 October 2019.