The Funds Administration Unit is responsible for:


The Unit is not responsible for taking decisions on which projects to fund as this remains the responsibility of the Inclusion, Equality and Gender Equality area of the Department of Justice.

The Unit also liaises with the European Commission and the Department of Education and Skills (who are Ireland’s Managing Authority for the European Social Fund) in relation to Ireland’s roles and responsibilities in administering EU Funds.

Applying for Funding

Funding applications can only be accepted during Open Calls for Proposals using the official Application Forms emailed to the EU Funds Unit by the closing date for applications. Applications for funding cannot be accepted at any other times.


Calls for Proposals under AMIF and ESF PEIL Gender Equality activities is now Closed.


The Calls under AMIF is supported by the EU Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund 2014-2020.


The Calls under ESF PEIL are part supported by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.