Gaelic Early Years Grants 2023/24

This funding scheme is closed to applications, with 2023/24 applications being assessed.

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

The Gaelic Early Years Grants scheme is run by Bòrd na Gàidhlig and has been 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 Gaelic Early Years Grants scheme 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

Closing Date for Applications

Funding applications should be submitted to Bòrd na Gàidhlig as soon as possible but no later than 3pm on Thursday 13th July 2023. Bòrd na Gàidhlig WILL NOT ACCEPT applications which are received after this time withour prior permission.

Guidance for Applicants

Application Forms (via Fluxx online grants portal)

Support with completing the application form

Assessment Guidance

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