On April 16th 2019 Mr. David Stanton, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration and Integration will launch (launched) a Call for Proposals for Gender Equality projects under the European Social Fund.
€5.5 has been allocated for this round of ESF Gender Equality funding.
Applications can now be submitted to the EU Funds Unit for consideration.
Applications for the 2019 ESF Gender Equality Open Call must be made by using the following:
- ESF Call Application Form Part 1 2019
- ESF Call Application Form Part Ia 2019
- ESF Call Application Form Part II 2019
Documents in Irish
- 2019 ESF Call Application Part 1 GA
- 2019 ESF Call Application Form Part Ia GA
- 2019 ESF Call Application Form Part II GA
The following Information and Guidance document should be used by organisations when completing applications:
Please note that the guidance document and grant agreement are the latest version and maybe subject to change
All funded projects must contribute to the achievement of the objectives and spending commitments set out in Ireland’s relevant ESF Activity Implementation Plans.
All applications will be acknowledged upon receipt by the EU Funds Unit. If your application has not been acknowledged please contact the Unit.
Applications will be assessed using fair and transparent procedures established by the EU Funds Unit. The Proposals which meet the criteria and objectives of the Call and which score highest following assessment will be selected for grant funding. Further information will then be sought prior to a Grant Agreement being drafted.
All applicants will be give feedback on the outcome of the assessment of their application.
Please note: The Gender Equality Activity is managed by the Gender Equality Division of the Department of Justice and Equality. The EU Funds Unit, Department of Justice and Equality will be managing the day-to-day administration of the fund on behalf of Gender Equality Division.