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School Aged Childcare Capital- deadline extended to Friday 12th of May at 3pm

Please see the following announcement that was made on PIP this morning:

Pobal has been engaged by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to manage the School Age Childcare Capital Programme 2017, recently announced by Minister Zappone.

€3m is being provided to increase the number of School Aged Childcare (SAC) places in 2017 and to contribute to improving the quality of existing school aged services.

Funding is available under the following strands:
• Strand A: Establishment of new SAC services
• Strand B: Expansion of existing SAC services
• Strand C: Improvement of existing SAC services

Applicants must complete an online application form through the PIP system using their DCYA reference number. Applicants who do not have a valid DCYA reference number, must contact the GCCCC on 091-752039 who will advise on the process for obtaining a valid DCYA reference number.

For further information, please see the:

Application Guidelines,

Rental or Lease Agreement

How to Guide

There is also a video with further information to assist you with the application process, which is available on the PIP Portal.

The School Aged Capital 2017 application process will open today, Friday 7th April and will close at 3pm on Friday 5th May 2017.

The closing date for the School Aged Capital has changed to 3pm, Friday 12th May, 2017.

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