Skip Page Header

Home > Written answers - Youth enterprise initiatives [53947/12].

[Oireachtas] Written answers - Youth enterprise initiatives [53947/12]. (04 Dec 2012)

URL: http://oireachtasdebates.oireachtas.ie/debates%20a...


545. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the amount of funding in each of the following schemes; special projects for youth, young people’s and facilities fund round 1 and 2, youth service grant, local drugs task force projects and the youth information centres that is funded through the National Lottery; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [53947/12] 

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs (Deputy Frances Fitzgerald): The Youth Affairs Unit of my Department supports the delivery of a range of youth work programmes and services for all young people, including those from disadvantaged communities, by the voluntary youth sector. Funding of €56.806m has been provided to my Department to support the provision of youth services and programmes in 2012. Details of funding allocations in 2012 for the services requested are set-out hereunder.

 
2012 Allocation
Youth Service Grant Scheme
10,928,908
Special Projects for Youth (SPY)
17,041,730
Youth Information Centres
1,424,592
Young People’s Facilities and Services Fund YPFSF(1)
6,724,964
Young People’s Facilities and Services Fund YPFSF(2)
14,606,732
Local Drug Task Force Projects (LDTF)
1,339,501
Other programmes and supports include Gaisce – The President’s Award, Leargas – The Exchange Bureau, the Local Youth Club Grant Scheme, Youth Arts and Health Programmes
4,739,573
 
Question No. 546 answered with Question No. 538.
 
Dáil Éireann Debate Vol. 785 No. 1
Tuesday 4 December
Written Answers – Youth Enterprise Initiatives

Repository Staff Only: item control page