Communities Integration Fund 2018 - Call for Proposals

Mr. David Stanton T.D., Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration at the Department of Justice and Equality, launched the Communities Integration Fund (CIF) 2018. €500,000 is available from the Office for Promotion of Migrant Integration in 2018 to support community organisations to promote migrant integration, raise intercultural awareness and combat racism in their local communities.

The Communities Integration Fund is administered by the Office for the Promotion of Migrant Integration at the Department of Justice and Equality.

Funding of up to €5,000 is available to community organisations for eligible activities to promote migrant integration in their local community. Allocation is via an open competitive process. The application form and guide for applicants may be downloaded using the links below. (To download right click the links and choose 'Save target as' from the options listed)

Communities Integration Fund 2018 - Grant Application Form [PDF]

Communities Integration Fund 2018 - Guide for Applicants [PDF]

NOTE: All Applications must be submitted by email only to Handwritten applications or applications by post will not be accepted. The closing date for applications is 12.00 midnight on Thursday 3 May 2018.

Minister Stanton also launched a report on the Communities Integration Fund 2017 which is available on the new look website of the Office for Promotion of Migrant Integration at

In 2017, every county in Ireland received support from the Fund for locally run projects to support integration.