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Emigrant Support Programme 2023-2024 – Call for Applications Now Open

Emigrant Support Programme 2023-2024 – Call for Applications Now Open

The Emigrant Support Programme is now open for funding applications for projects and initiatives that will take place between July 2023 and June 2024.

The closing time and date for applications to be submitted is 5:30pm (CST) on Wednesday, 15th February 2023.

For more information about the Programme and how to apply, please click here.

Applicants in our region can contact for guidance and support.


What is the Emigrant Support Programme?

The Emigrant Support Programme is a tangible expression of the Government's support of, commitment to, and interest in the global Irish community. It aims to strengthen the international Irish community and its bond with Ireland. Through this programme the Government wants to fund projects that will have a clear and identifiable impact on supporting and building global Irish communities. The Irish Abroad Unit in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade manages and coordinates the programme in partnership with Ireland's Embassies and Consulates abroad.

Since its inception in 2004, the Emigrant Support Programme has assisted over 530 organisations in 36 countries with grants totalling over €190 million. Grants have ranged from small amounts for grass-roots groups, to major allocations awarded to voluntary and community organisations operating on a large scale.

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