Building Blocks Expansion Scheme and Extension Scheme – DCEDIY Press Release

Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman has today announced details of the €25m Building Blocks Extension Grant scheme for early learning and childcare providers.
▪ New Building Blocks Extension Grant Scheme to open for applications in autumn
▪ Grants for early learning and childcare services to increase their capacity by means of large scale extensions
▪ Funding to also be made available for community services to purchase or build new premises
▪ This builds on previous Expansion Grant Scheme in 2024, with 23 services provisionally approved for funding to deliver over 300 new places

Read the full press release here