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DCYA Capital Grant Scheme 2020

20 April 2020
The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, has announced a €1.2m capital grant scheme for targeted staff-led youth services across the country. The 2020 scheme will support the purchase of equipment and fund small scale capital refurbishments; the scheme excludes information and communications technology equipment.  
The Capital funding scheme is open to applications from Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) funded projects under the Targeted Youth funding Scheme and Youth Information Centre’s. Full guidance notes and the application form are available in the Library section of our website together with appendix (procurement requirements).
Please note the following:
Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday, 8th May 2020 at 12.00 noon
  • The maximum grant amount is €50,000 inclusive of Vat
  • The minimum grant amount is €1,000 inclusive of Vat
  • All applications must be accompanied by quotations and fulfill the conditions set out in the procurement requirements
  • The grant must be fully expended by the 31/12/2020 – all surplus funding must be returned
  • CDYSB will conduct a follow up audit to verify the expenditure / existence of the goods / services
  • The capital grant must be identified separately and expenditure recorded within the annual financial statements of the grantee 
Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Completed applications marked “CAPITAL” to be returned to:  CDYSB, 70 Morehampton Road, Donnybrook, Dublin D04 X797.
Given the current circumstances pertaining to the COVID-19 restrictions CDYSB will also accept a signed scanned application and evaluation form together with quotations. 
These documents can be submitted to CDYSB by email to
If you have any queries please forward them to the above email address.
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