Dormant Accounts Fund Measure to Support the Employment of People with Disabilities - Closing Date for applications: Thursday, 13 May 2021

April 21 2021

As part of the Dormant Accounts Fund (DAF) Action Plan for 2021, the Department of Social Protection (DSP) are inviting applications from community and voluntary organisations who wish to support and improve the employment opportunities (incl. self-employment opportunities) for People with Disabilities.

There are two key objectives of this funding:


1. To support People with Disabilities to: access employment; improve their career progression opportunities ‘in work’; and improve their employment outcomes through education and training.

2. To support potential employers to provide employment for People with Disabilities.


An overall budget of €5 million has been made available. DSP has appointed Pobal to administer this grant programme on their behalf. The maximum grant that applicants can seek is €200,000. Learn More here >