This scheme provides funding to projects and programmes designed to alleviate poverty and social deprivation. In particular the scheme is aimed at:
Many of the Dormant Accounts funding measures are administered on behalf of the Department by Pobal, an independent not for profit company with charitable status that manages programmes on behalf of the Irish Government and the EU. For further information, visit www.pobal.ie.
In 2009, Longford Sports Partnership secured €17,700 from this fund for projects to increase participation of disadvantaged young people in sport.