Local Youth Club Grant Scheme

LOCAL YOUTH CLUB GRANT SCHEME 2021

LOETB are now welcoming applications under the 2021 Local Youth Club Grant Scheme.

The maximum grant available is €3,000. Closing date is 5pm on Friday 18th June 2021. Please note that sports clubs/groups are not eligible to receive funding under the terms of this scheme. 

Clubs that were in receipt of Local Youth Club Grant Scheme funding in the previous financial year must complete the Club Report Form in Appendix 4 (included in LYCGS 2021 application form), and return it along with their application.

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If you require any further assistance, please contact Joe Thompson by email or phone.

 

Eligibility for the Scheme

  • To be eligible for funding from the Local Youth Club Grant Scheme, the club/group must satisfy the following criteria:
  • It must be volunteer led and it must be based on the voluntary participation of young people.
  • 75% of the club/group members must be between the ages of 10 and 21.
  • It must be able to clearly outline the benefits of club/group membership for young people who participate in its programmes.
  • The club/group must adhere to the requirements set out in Section 2 of the Application Form.
  • The club/group must be fully compliant with all requirements set out in the Children First Act (2015).
  • All adult volunteers working with young people must be Garda vetted before they start volunteering.
  • Appropriate insurance cover must be in place.
  • Volunteers must have access to a first aid kit and must be able to use it correctly.
  • The club/group must have a Health and Safety Statement, Policy or Procedures. (Note: this applies to clubs/groups that own premises. Clubs/groups that do not own premises must confirm that they have seen and operate to the building’s Health and Safety Policy.)
  • Information on all aspects of the three Quality Standards for Volunteer-led Youth Groups that have been met by your club/group must be included in your Application Form response.
  • Clubs that were in receipt of Local Youth Club Grant Scheme funding in the previous financial year must complete the Club Report Form in Appendix 4 (included in LYCGS 2021 application form), and return it along with their application.

*Please note that sports clubs/groups are not eligible to receive funding under the terms of this scheme.

Contact Joe Thompson, Youth Development Officer
Address

LOETB,
Ridge Road,
Portlaoise,
Co. Laois.

R32 NN82

Telephone 057 867 1309  or 085 887 8578
Email  jthompson@loetb.ie


 

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