Childcare Capital Funding 2017

Childcare Capital Funding Doubled to €8.4m

More than 2,200 new childcare places pave the way for big changes in September

“Accessible affordable quality Childcare needs proper infrastructure”
Statement by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone

Funding to improve childcare services is to be doubled to €8.4m, according to the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone.

Minister Zappone has announced that €8.4m in capital funding has been allocated through the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to 683 pre-school providers nationwide; an increase in €4,4m on the amount announced for this programme in March 2017. Minister Zappone says the increase in funding comes at a key moment in Ireland’s move to accessible affordable quality childcare.

For further information on this announcement please see:

https://www.dcya.gov.ie/viewdoc.asp?DocID=4310