Youth Work Funding
LWETB administers funding on behalf of the new Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) and the Department of Health to projects and services across counties Longford and Westmeath.
These services are provided by a number of voluntary and community organisations including Youth Work Ireland Midlands, Foróige, Longford Community Resources clg and Athlone Community Taskforce.
Funding Administered by LWETB in 2019
Targeted Youth Employability Support Initiative 2021 - 2022 (TYESI)
TYESI 2021 Eligibility Criteria LWETB is now accepting applications under the Targeted Youth Employability Support Initiative 2021– 2022 (TYESI)
The TYESI is intended to fund programmes/actions to support young people aged 15-24 years who are not in employment, education or training by providing community-based interventions to improve their soft skills, confidence and agency to ensure engagement by young people in progression pathways.
The purpose is to engage ‘hard to reach’ targeted young people, including young people experiencing isolation, economic disadvantage or intergenerational unemployment.
Please see the attached Guidance Note and FAQ document for full details regarding the Initiative. You are advised to consider the content in detail prior to completing an application.
The closing date for submission of fully completed applications forms to LWETB via email only to [email protected] is Monday 20th September 2021. Late applications will not be considered.
For queries please email [email protected] or call Maria Fox 086 3839451