Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Ceisteanna (191)

Thomas P. Broughan

Ceist:

191. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 270 to 272, inclusive, of 31 May 2017, the allocation of expenditure to the various youth work programmes and schemes in 2018 in tabular form. [21551/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Children)

Budget 2018 provided an additional €1.5m in current funding to my Department to support the provision of these youth services. This will bring total current youth funding in 2018 to €58.9m. This additional funding has been used for programmes that target disadvantaged young people. The following table shows the 2018 allocations, broken down by funding line:

Fund

2018

Special Projects for Youth

€14,714,217

Young People's Facilities and Services Fund (Round 1)

€5,735,599

Young People's Facilities and Services Fund (Round 2)

€13,515,056

Local Drugs Task Force Projects

€1,218,639

Revised Youth Funding Scheme

€2,661,826

Targeted funds total

€37,845,337

Youth Information Centres

€1,377,060

Youth Service Grant Scheme

€10,658,170

Local Youth Club Grant Scheme

€2,313,924

Youth Officer Allocation and Technical Assistance

€3,620,092

LGBTI+ Youth Strategy

€400,000

Other National Youth Organisations and Youth Initiatives

€1,742,210

DCYA Policy and Support Programmes

€513,207

New Initiatives and other funding streams within Department

€425,000

Total

€58,895,000