Funding

Regional Funding

Supports EA registered local youth work organisations to bring about positive change to the quality of youth work delivery based on assessed need and a strength based approach to planning and delivery.

Available
For up to 3 years

Funding size
Up to £150,000 per annum

Application deadline Stage 1:
3rd September 2020 @ 4pm

Application deadline Stage 2:
30th October 2020 @ 4pm

* Subject to Department of Education review

Provides support services to youth work organisations on key themes identified as needed for children and young people to include; supporting the educational attainment of children and young people, support for Section 75 groups and young people who live in rural areas.

Available
For up to 3 years

Funding size
Up to £50,000 per annum

Application deadline
As per specification.

Please note currently active specifications will close on the 30th October 2020 @ 4pm

* Subject to Department of Education review

Is available for the delivery of additional or enhanced key services identified as needed for example; development of research on key issues affecting young people and Small Grants Scheme.

Available
Ongoing

Funding Size
Dependent on specification

Application deadline
As per specification

Please note currently active specifications will close on the 30th October 2020 @ 4pm

* Subject to Department of Education review

Local Funding

Is for EA registered local youth work organisations who directly deliver in communities across Northern Ireland including;

  • Centre-Based Youth Work
  • Area Based Youth Work
  • Outreach or Detached Youth Work

Available
For up to 3 years

Funding size
Up to £130,000 per annum

Application deadline Stage 1:
3rd September 2020 @ 4pm

Application deadline Stage 2:
30th October 2020 @ 4pm

* Subject to Department of Education review

Is for EA registered local youth work organisations who directly deliver youth work on key themes identified as needed for children and young people including; supporting educational attainment, support for Section 75 groups and young people who live in rural areas.

Availability
For up to 3 years

Funding size
Up to £30,000 per annum

Application deadline
Based on specification

Please note currently active specifications will close on the 30th October 2020 @ 4pm

* Subject to Department of Education review

Is for EA registered local youth organisations whose provision is delivered by volunteers for example, uniformed organisations, church based organisations.

Availability 
Annually

Funding size
The level of funding available would be based on:

  • the hours of programme delivered
  • average attendance of young people.

Application deadline
30th October 2020 @ 4pm

* Subject to Department of Education review