Parent & Toddler Group Initiative Grants 2018

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WCCC’s Parent and Toddler Group Initiative Grants Scheme is now open for 2018.

Applications for funding under this scheme should only be made by Parent & Toddler Groups that are organised on a not for profit basis and involve the participation of parents in the community. Grants will normally range from €100 to €1,000. Existing groups can apply for a maximum grant of €800. New start up groups may apply for a maximum grant of up €1000.

Funding will be available for:  

  • Toys, equipment and books
  • Training for parents, e.g. paediatric first aid, committee skills, parenting courses
  • Children’s activities, e.g. arts and crafts, music
  • Limited funding will be available towards insurance, rent or minor refurbishment, up to a maximum of 30% of total funding.

Funding will not be available for:

  • Groups operating out of private homes
  • One off events such as outings, parties and trips
  • Groups with a closing balance of €3,000 or more in the previous year
  • Groups who received funding in previous years and did not return the Progress Report and receipts for items purchased
  • Groups who do not submit evidence of appropriate insurance when making their application

Please click on the following links for the full guidelines and application form:

GUIDELINES for Parent & Toddler Groups applying for funding in 2018

APPLICATION FORM Parent & Toddler Grants 2018

Closing date for applications: 5pm Friday 28th September 2018

Please return to:

Grants for Parent & Toddler Groups,

Wicklow County Childcare Committee,

Kilmantin Hill,

Wicklow Town,

Co Wicklow  A67ND90


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