Education Authority Youth Service Funding Scheme

Use our Eligibility Checker to find out what funding is available to you


Please click below to see the revised funding application timeline due to COVID-19

Revised Funding Application Timeline (Regional Strategic) *Regional Strategic Funding - Stage 2 Closing Date Extended*


Please click below to see the revised transitional funding arrangements due to COVID-19

Revised Transitional Funding Arrangements


The Education Authority can help you make a difference in your youth work by providing funding. We will fund youth organisations that;

Based on the needs of the Youth Service, other organisations which provide specialist services may have the opportunity to apply for funding, namely Regional Project and/or Regional Development Funding

What Types of Funding are Available?

There are two types of funding available within the new scheme; Regional Funding and Local Funding. All funding opportunities will be publicly advertised.

What Can Organisations Apply For?

Depending on the nature of the youth work provision some groups may be eligible to apply for a number of the six funding streams. Click here to check your eligibility.