Core Funding for the 2024/2025 Programme Year Now Available

Core Funding for the 2024/2025 programme year is now available
The application process for the Core Funding 2024/2025 programme year is now available. 
2024/2025 Core Funding documentation is available on the Core Funding Documents page, including: 

In advance of submitting a 2024/2025 Core Funding Application, Partner Services must ensure their Service Profile is up to date, and that they have completed the 2023/2024 Annual Early Years Sector Profile Survey.  
Please note, Partner Services will be required to maintain the 2023/24 Core Funding Application information to the end of the programme year.  

Partner Services are therefore advised to keep their Core Funding 2023/2024 information up to date prior to updating their Service Profile ahead of applying to Core Funding for 2024 / 2025

Submitting a 2024/2025 Core Funding Application  

You can submit a Core Funding application for the 2024/2025 programme year on the Core Funding Application page under the Programme menu.

Once the 2024/2025 application has been submitted, you will have a 21-day window to activate the Core Funding Partner Service Funding Agreement on the All Programme Applications under the Programmes menu.   


If your service requires support completing an application, additional resources are available on the Core Funding Documents page. Your local County Childcare Committee (CCC) also remain available to assist you in completing your Core Funding Application Module.  


If you require any further assistance or clarification on any of the above, please contact the Early Years Provider Centre (EYPC) by raising a Request as follows:  

  • Programme: Core Funding 
  • Request Type: Application 
  • Request Type Detail: (Please select relevant option)

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