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Welcome to Pobal's FAQ section. Here you will find all our most frequently asked questions.

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Most Frequently Asked Questions
         What is Pobal?

Pobal is a not-for-profit organisation, limited by guarantee,  that manages various funding programmes on behalf of the Irish Government and the EU.

         What services are provided by Pobal?

In line with the programme for government, Pobal deliver and manage various Funding Programmes which promote social inclusion, reconciliation and equality through integrated social and economic development within communities.


The extent and application of our services across each Funding Programme is dependent on the requirements of the individual programme. Broadly our services cover the following areas:

  • Programme / Project planning and design
  • Funding Management and Administration including:
    • Application
    • Assessment
    • Contract Administration
    • Payments / Payroll
    • Impact & Monitoring Reporting
    • Decommital of funds and recovery
    • Audit, Risk and Verification
    • Compliance visits
  • Operational resources and support
  • Deprivation analysis
  • Pobal Maps

         What Funding Programmes  are managed and supported by Pobal?

Pobal currently manages and supports twenty four various programmes. To find out more about each of these programmes please visit our Funding Programme page.

         Can I get funding or other supports from Pobal?

Yes you may be eligible for funding or supports offered by Pobal. Please visit our Funding Programmes page for details on programmes that are currently open for funding.

         How do I contact Pobal? 

Please visit our Contact Us page for a full listing of all our contacts and office locations.