Education / Youth

30Sep
2019
Education / Youth

Gaeltacht Scholarships Scheme 2020-22

Foras na Gaeilge welcomes organisations wishing to administer a scholarships scheme to apply to the Gaeltacht Scholarships Scheme 2020-22.  We will provide funding for scholarships under the following three categories: Pupils under 18 in the north, Adults and Families

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This scheme aims to provide an opportunity to young people under eighteen years of age who live in the north, as well as adults and families throughout the island, to attend a Gaeltacht course.

We will ask grantees, in conjunction with community groups, schools etc., to focus on areas in which a large number of disadvantaged people live. We will ask grantees also to focus on providing scholarships to people from Gaeltacht service towns and the Irish language networks.

Applicants must have the following

  1. A constitution or memorandum and articles
  2. Child safeguarding checklist adapted to the relevant jurisdiction
  3. A bank account
  4. A valid ROS tax number or tax clearance certificate
  5. Audited accounts

Deadline for applications

5 p.m. Monday 30 September 2019

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Status: Closed

27Apr
2020
Education / Youth, News

Youth Events Scheme 2020

Foras na Gaeilge is providing funding for appropriate Youth Events programmes (which must contain a minimum of 12 sessions) through Irish for young people (3 to 18 years of age):

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  • which aim to strengthen the Irish language through a mix of activities;
  • that are not residential events;
  • which will run between 31 August 2020 and 02 July 2021;
  • applications for festivals, competitions or one-off events will not be accepted

Grants are provided out of public funding, and Foras na Gaeilge has statutory duties to ensure value for money for all funded projects.

Foras na Gaeilge recommends to applicants to seek joint funding for projects, when appropriate, and to cooperate with other organisations in order to achieve the best value from the Foras na Gaeilge grant.

We particularly welcome applications from organisations located in areas recognised in Government strategies or legislation.

Documents:

Treoirlínte Dhátheangach_Bilingual Guidelines_Scéim na nImeachtaí Óige 2020-21

Foirm Iarratais Dhátheangach_Bilingual Application Form_Scéim na nImeachtaí Óige 2020-21

Please note that every applicant must submit the relevant safeguarding checklist with the application:

Guidance for Safeguarding Policy Checklist_North

Guidance for Child Protection Policy Checklist_South

Safeguarding Policy Checklist_North

Child Protection Policy Checklist_South

A signed hard copy must be submitted to Foras na Gaeilge before the deadline.

If you have any question on any aspect of the qualifying criteria, contact Foras na Gaeilge before the deadline. The deadline for this scheme has been extended to Monday 27th April at 12.00 p.m

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Status: Closed

28Feb
2020
Education / Youth, News

Summer Camp Scheme 2020

Foras na Gaeilge is providing funding for appropriate Summer Camps through Irish for young people (3 to 18 years of age):

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  • which aim to strengthen the Irish language through a mix of activities;
  • that are not residential camps;
  • which will last 5 days;
  • which will run between 22 June and 28 August 2020;
  • which will last at least 4.5 hours each day.

This is a nonprofit scheme to keep the camp fees low for the young people.

Grants are provided out of public funding, and Foras na Gaeilge has statutory duties to ensure value for money for all funded projects.

Foras na Gaeilge recommends to applicants to seek joint funding for projects, when appropriate, and to cooperate with other organisations in order to achieve the best value from the Foras na Gaeilge grant.

We particularly welcome applications from organisations located in areas recognised in Government strategies or legislation.

Documents:

Treoirlínte Dhátheangach_Bilingual Guidelines_Scéim na gCampaí Samhraidh 2020

Foirm Iarratais Dhátheangach_Bilingual Application Form_Scéim na gCampaí Samhraidh 2020

Guidance for Safeguarding Policy Checklist_North

Guidance for Child Protection Policy Checklist_South

Safeguarding Policy Checklist_North 

Child Protection Policy Checklist_South

Please note that every applicant must submit the relevant safeguarding checklist with the application.

A signed hard copy must be submitted to Foras na Gaeilge before the deadline.

If you have any question on any aspect of the qualifying criteria, contact Foras na Gaeilge before the deadline, 12.00pm, Friday  28 February 2020.

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Status: Closed

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