Mitigating Against Educational Disadvantage Fund 2021

Donegal ETBs Further Education and Training (FET) Service, in conjunction with SOLAS, has launched an open call for funding aimed at providing support for local Community Education Providers/Groups.

The Mitigating Against Educational Disadvantage Fund (MAEDF) 2021 builds on the success of the previous (2020) fund and is intended to go towards addressing educational disadvantage which may be experienced by learners. It is particularly focussed on supporting the engagement and re-engagement of learners in the community. This call aims to reduce barriers to participation in FET, in particular by facilitating greater access to digital technologies, equipment, and other resources.

Two online information and briefing session for all prospective applicant groups will be held as follows:

  • Thursday, 19th August at 11.00 a.m.
  • Wednesday 25th August at 11.00 a.m

To register and indicate your interest in the scheme and information session, please reply to martinaneedham@donegaletb.ie  specifying which session you wish to attend. 

The closing date for submission of applications is Thursday 16th  September, 2021.