Communities Integration Fund 2019


Applications for integration projects are now invited under the Communities Integration Fund 2019 .

A total of €526,000 is available from the Office for the Promotion of Migrant Integration in 2019 to support organisations community integration projects. Applications are now sought from organisations such as local community groups, sports clubs, faith-based groups, arts groups formal and informal schools, theatrical and cultural organisations wishing to carry out activities  to promote the integration of migrant and host communities, foster mutual cultural respect and encourage migrant participation in civil and cultural life. This year's fund includes a sum of €26,000 for integration-through-art projects. This has been made available by the Office of Public Works, under the “Percent for Art” scheme.


The primary target audience for proposals are migrants (EEA and non-EEA) legally resident in the State, and their children. As this Fund is intended to support the integration of migrant and host communities, all applications must demonstrate how they will involve both migrant and host communities in the activities proposed.


The maximum grant amount that can be applied for is €5,000 and the minimum grant is €1,000.


An organisation  may submit more that one application, however, a separate application must be submitted for each project/initiative. 


The Guidance Note for Applicants provides important information in relation to the parameters of the scheme and how to complete and submit your application. The guidance note can be viewed here


Applications must be submitted electronically using the "Communities Integration Fund 2019 Application " on the EU Survey online tool provided so as to arrive before 21.00 on 2nd May, 2019.

Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.


If you have questions regarding the Fund that are not answered by the Guidance Note for Applicants please e-mail them to:

 Application Form Communities Integration Fund 2019

Guidance Note For Applicants For Community Integration Fund 2019