Qualification Criteria

We provide funding for the following range of projects

  • Training/counselling
  • Mental & physical health and wellbeing
  • Substance & alcohol abuse rehabilitation
  • Advice/advocacy
  • Youth work
  • Family support
  • Homelessness
  • Educational, cultural & social activities
  • Cross-community initiatives
  • Travellers
  • Disability

The Irish Youth Foundation does NOT support the following:

  • Projects for the over 25’s in Northern Ireland
  • Projects for the over 30’s in England, Scotland and Wales
  • General appeals, large/national charities
  • Academic research
  • Alleviating deficits already incurred
  • Replacing loss of statutory funding
  • Individuals (except for university students applying under the Lawlor Education Grants Programme)
  • Capital bids
  • Overseas travel
  • Multiple applications from a single organisation

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