Applications for Parent & Toddler Group Grant Initiative 2021 now open!

Parent & Toddler Group Initiative Grants 2021

Applications for funding under this scheme should only be made by Parent & Toddler Groups that are organised on a not for profit basis and involve the participation of parents in the community. Grants will normally range from €100 to €1,250.  Existing groups can apply for a maximum grant of €800.  New start up groups may apply for a maximum grant of up €1250.

Funding will be available for:  

  • Toys, equipment and books for indoor and outdoor activities
  • Storage for equipment
  • Training for parents, e.g. paediatric first aid, committee skills, parenting courses
  • Children’s activities, e.g. arts and crafts, music
  • Limited funding will be available towards insurance, rent or minor refurbishment, up to a maximum of 30% of total funding for existing services.
  • Limited funding will be available towards insurance or rent, up to a maximum of 70% of total funding for new services.

For further details including Parent & Toddler Application Form and Guidelines see:

The closing date has been extended to 10th September 2021

For further details on the Parent & Toddler Grant please contact Dublin City Childcare Committee on 01 873 3696 or email

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