Science Foundation Ireland

Launch of Children and Youth Funds

Applications forĀ Social Innovation Fund Ireland’s Children & Youth Mental Health Fund and the Children & Youth Education Fund are now open.

Children & Youth Mental Health Fund

This fund is open to innovative mental health initiatives offering preventive programmes or interventions for children and young people with mental health challenges and difficulties.

To find out more about the Youth Mental Health Fund click here.

Children & Youth Education Fund

This fund is open to organisations aiming to improve access to higher and further education for students (including the full primary school cycle and up to the age of 25) affected by disability or disadvantage.

To find out more about the Youth Education Fund click here.

Applications are open until May 17th 2019.



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