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    Overview of Dormant Accounts Fund
    The Dormant Accounts Fund is a scheme for the disbursement of unclaimed funds from accounts in credit institutions in Ireland. The fund is administered under the 2001 Dormant Accounts Act, together with the Unclaimed Life Assurance Policies Act 2003 and the Dormant Accounts (Amendment) Act 2012 and is under the statutory function of the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs from July 2016.
    New call for applications under DAF

    Pobal, on behalf of the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, the Department of Justice and Equality and the Department of Social Protection invite applications for funding from eligible organisations under the following Dormant Accounts Fund (DAF) Measures.
    Measure 2: Life after caring
    Measure 4: Pre-activation support for female Refugees

    The closing date for receipt of applications is 3pm on Wednesday 26th July 2017.

    Full details of the measures are outlined in the DAF Application and Measure Guidelines document which is available here.

    Please ensure that you read the DAF Application and Measure guidelines carefully prior to deciding whether to apply for support under the relevant measure.

    Please note that the applications can only be made via an online application form.  The online application form can be accessed via the DAF portal here.   Technical ‘how to’ support guides to assist applicants with the online application process are available for Measure 2 here  and for Measure 4 here. Please read the technical ‘how to’ guides for details of how to set-up a username and password to access an online DAF application form.

    A word version of the DAF application form, and other templates to be completed, can be accessed from the below links:
    A pre-application information meeting for Measure 2: Life after caring took
     place in Dublin on Thursday 29th June at 10.30am.  
    A link to the presentation can be found here:
    Two pre-application information meetings for Measure 4: Pre-activation supports for female refugees tool place on Wednesday 28th June Limerick and Thursday 29th June in Dublin

    A link to the presentation can be found here:

    DAF Measure 4 information meeting presentation

     €1.648 million in funding from the Dormant Accounts Fund allocated to 42 social enterprise projects
    Michael Ring, T.D., Minister for State for Regional Economic Development announced the allocation of €1.648 million in funding from the Dormant Accounts Fund to 42 social enterprise projects across the country.  The allocations follow a competitive call for proposals from social enterprises that provide services to, or employment opportunities for, disadvantaged people, particularly in rural areas.
    A full list of all successful projects, including the grant amounts awarded, is available on the Department’s website
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