The Parent and Toddler Group Grants Initiative 2022.

Thanks to Green Party Minister Roderic O’Gorman for new funding for Parent and Toddler Groups.

From today 13th May 2022 Parent and Toddler Groups are invited to make an application for funding under this Initiative through their local CCC, Clare County Childcare Committee

Funding can be applied for:

  • funding of up to €400 is available to establish and operate Buggy Walking Groups. These Buggy Walking Groups are organised social walks for parents/guardians and young children.  The grant of up to €400 is open to any existing or new organisations or groups who wish to offer a minimum of six organised walks within their community.
  • funding of up to €400 is available for new or existing Parent and Toddler Groups to provide an additional session.
  • Toys, equipment and books for indoor and outdoor activities, children’s refreshments
  • Storage for equipment
  • Training for parents, e.g. paediatric first aid, committee skills, parenting courses, facilitated sessions
  • Children’s activities, e.g. arts and crafts, music
  • Limited funding will be available towards insurance, rent or minor refurbishment

For further information on the application process contact  E-mail: