The following non-governmental organisations received funding from the Department of Finance under the various schemes and grants-in-aid operated by the Department:
Civil Service General Council Staff Panel: €15,000 (2001)
This amount represents a contribution towards the operating expenses of the Civil Service General Council Staff Panel. The panel is the umbrella body for all Civil Service trade unions and performs a co-ordinating function in relation to claims submitted by individual unions.
Economic and Social Research Institute, ESRI:€2,378,000 (2001)
The ESRI is a private limited company which receives a grant-in-aid to support the provision, by the Institute, of independent economic and social research in the public interest.
European Institute of Public Administration, EIPA: €55,000 (2001)
The EIPA receives a contribution from Ireland to support its activities of providing training to European public officials.
Irish Institute of European Affairs, IIEA, Louvain: €25,395 (2001)
The IIEA receives a contribution towards its role as an independent policy research institute dedicated to the study of European integration and in particular its effects on Ireland.
Institute of Public Administration, IPA: €2,472,000 (2001)
The IPA is a private company limited by guarantee and receives grant-in-aid to support its provision of training and research for the public sector in Ireland.
Euro Changeover Board of Ireland, ECBI, NGO Programmes
The Euro Changeover Board of Ireland ran programmes under which non-governmental organisations, NGOs, were part-funded to help meet the costs of activities undertaken to promote awareness of the euro. NGOs were defined as non-profit-making organisations and included registered charities, voluntary, community and vocational organisations, trades unions and business and trade organisations. State bodies and organisations were not included.