Early Years Education Grants 2021/22

This funding scheme is currently closed to new applications, with the next round of funding expected to open in Spring 2022.

Grants awarded via this scheme from 2018/19 to date can be viewed via GrantNav.

Our Early Years Grants scheme is run in partnership with Comann nam Pàrant and with support from the Scottish Government’s Children, Young People & Families Early Intervention Fund (CYPFEIF) and Adult Learning &
Empowering Communities Fund (ALEC).

The Early Years Education Fund is specifically designed to be as accessible as possible to voluntary early years groups that support parents, families and children aged 0-3 years, to encourage and increase the day to day use of Gaelic, and to encourage continuity into Gaelic education.

It is important that any application clearly demonstrates that the group is open to, and for the benefit of the whole community.

The Early Years Fund is not open to applications from individuals.

If you have any questions about the fund or would like to discuss your application, please contact the Grants team at tabhartas@gaidhlig.scot

Closing Date for Applications

Funding applications should be submitted to Bòrd na Gàidhlig as soon as possible but no later than 3pm on Tuesday 13th July 2021. Bòrd na Gàidhlig WILL NOT ACCEPT applications which are received after this time withour prior permission.

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Guidance for Applicants

Application Form (Word)

Application Form (PDF)