Comhairle na Gaelscolaíochta will be holding Information Sessions on funding streams – see the attachment for venues and dates. We would encourage as many people as possible to attend the Information Sessions to ensure that they have the necessary information to complete their application form.
The Pathway Fund will remain at approximately £3million in 2017/18 although a larger proportion of this than in 2016/17 will be available for distribution to applicants.
Stream 1: Groups Funded during 2016/17
Minister Weir stated “organisations who were awarded funding in 2016/17 will have the opportunity to avail of Pathway funding for a further year”. Over the coming weeks these groups will be invited to submit a Confirmation of Circumstances form – reflective of the project they provided during the funding period April 16 – March 17. An upper limit will apply on the level of funding awards and if seeking more than £30k, applicants will have to meet two additional criteria.
Stream 2: New Applicants.
A competitive funding application process will open early February to apply for the remaining Pathway funding. Applicants will be able to submit applications for funding up to £30k.
All applicants will have to demonstrate clearly their need for the funding requested.
Stream 1 will open for applications on the 1st February and close on the 22d February 2017.
Stream 2 will open for applications on the 1st February and close on the 15th March 2017.
Oifigeach Comhlairleach / Advisory Officer
Comhairle na Gaelscolaiochta
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