Thursday, 22 February 2018

Ceisteanna (203)

Bernard Durkan

Ceist:

203. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the extent to which she has received requests from various voluntary youth organisations for funding to facilitate their various programmes throughout 2018; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9238/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Children)

The Local Youth Club Grant Scheme supports volunteer-led youth work activities at a local level. These grants are made available to all youth clubs and groups through the local Education and Training Boards. Each year, in the region of 1700 local youth clubs are eligible to apply under the scheme. Organisations wishing to apply for funding under this scheme are required to contact their local Education and Training Board for more information.