Early Years Education Grants 2019/20 Open

Bòrd na Gàidhlig’s Early Years Education Fund is currently open for applications.

This funding scheme was specifically designed to be as accessible as possible to voluntary early years groups that support parents, families and children aged 0-5 years, to encourage and increase the day-to-day use of Gaelic, and to encourage continuity into Gaelic education.

This scheme is run in partnership with Comann nam Pàrant with funding from the Scottish Government’s CYPFEIF & ALEC funds.

Visit our funding pages for application guidance and further information.

Applications must be submitted no later than 5pm on Friday 14 June 2019 and any applications received after this will not be accepted.

Should you have any questions, please email: tabhartas@gaidhlig.scot

Project Development & Delivery Workshops – Aberdeen

Developing and Delivering Successful Creative and Cultural Projects

For organisations/individuals working in or seeking to engage with the Gaelic sector

Workshop (Daytime) – 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Workshop (Evening) – 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Monday 20th May 2019

Venue: Aberdeen Arts Centre, 33 King Street, Aberdeen, AB24 5AA

These workshops are free of charge and open to all relevant participants.

To book a place please email: fios@gaidhlig.scot or call Bòrd na Gàidhlig on 01463 225454

31 Projects Supported Through Two Bòrd na Gàidhlig Funding Schemes



Bòrd na Gàidhlig are delighted to have provided funding support to 31 organisations from across Scotland and Ireland through two recent Funding Schemes.

In association with Creative Scotland, 14 Projects have been funded through the Gaelic Arts Fund 2018/19. Among the successful projects, support has been provided for creative art projects for school pupils; drama opportunities with the Royal National Mod; classes and support in digital media; community-level workshops and support for music and song projects. A full list of funded projects is available here.

The Colmcille Scheme 2019/20 saw 17 projects funded. Successful projects include support for individuals attending Irish language courses; opportunities to strengthen links between schools in Scotland and Ireland; collecting and recording literature, oral tradition and songs as well as organising events to promote the links between the Gaelic and Irish languages. A full list of funded projects is available here.

Bòrd na Gàidhlig runs funding schemes at different times through the year. See the website for further information about these schemes.