Arts Office secures €20,000 in Youth Funding

Arts Office secures €20,000 in Youth Funding

Cavan County Council’s Arts Office has secured €20,000 in Network Support Funding from the Quality and Capacity Building Initiative (QCBI) Network Support Grants Scheme, through the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

Published on: 04 Dec 2018

The funding will assist in growing and enhancing a network of key stakeholders including teachers, Cavan Children and Young People's Services Committees (CYPSC), Cavan Monaghan Mental Health Services, social workers and leaders, and will equip them through learning, action/research and networking to identify needs, gather data, communicate outcomes and influence strategic policy to ensure that young people are supported through arts interventions to build resilience.  

Cathaoirleach of Cavan County Council, Cllr Madeleine Argue welcomed the announcement, stating “This funding will enable key stakeholders to provide evidence of best practice arts-based approaches for early prevention and intervention to produce the best outcomes for children and families. I congratulate the staff of the Arts Office on securing this funding for County Cavan”.