• Minister Katherine Zappone announces €300,000 in funding awards to community and voluntary sector organisations 

    Posted on September 20, 2019 by in News Updates

    Funding will support 2018 What Works Innovation Fund grantees to finalise their innovative projects supporting children, young people and their families

    Statement by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone

    Friday 20 September 2019

    The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone TD, is pleased to announce funding awards of over €300,000 to organisations that received funding under the 2018 Innovation Fund. These funds will support existing projects by enabling them to finalise their innovative projects that support children, young people and their families.

    The Innovation Funding Measure was launched in 2018 to support prevention and early intervention innovations.  These innovations build on existing data and evidence to improve outcomes for children and young people (0 – 24 years) who experience disadvantage in Ireland.

    In awarding the funding Minister Zappone said:

    “I am delighted to announce this funding to further support these projects which through the use of data, evidence and learning in prevention and early intervention approaches, will continue to contribute in making a positive difference to the lives of children and young people living in Ireland.”

    This funding measure is supported through Dormant Accounts Funding and was awarded to the following organisations (Click here)

     

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