The Activation and Family Support Programme funds the cost of training supports and education courses for people on social welfare. These supports and funding are usually carried out with other employment organisations and agencies.
Activation and Family Support Programme funding is only available to organisations that run courses to help jobseekers find work.
The Activation and Family Support Programme will usually not fund more than 50% of the overall cost of the programme.
Funding can cover varying amounts, depending on the cost of the programme you intend to provide. Payments of over €30,000 will be paid in tranches.
For grants up to €5,000, all proposals for funding must be submitted in advance to Area Managers for approval with a recommendation by the Case Officer at your local Intreo Centre.
The original proposal (Appendix 1) and order for payment (Appendix 2) should be completed and sent directly to:
All proposals over €5,000 that are recommended by the division should be forwarded for approval to:
Working Age Schemes Policy will not approve funding for a course that has already commenced or has been completed.