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The Sponsorship Process

The basic application process is as follows:

Form a Community Sponsorship Group (CSG)

Register with an approved Regional Support Organisation (RSO)

Submit Application Form to the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) for review

Notification by DCEDIY if application has been accepted

Develop Settlement Plan, begin fundraising activities and undertake mandatory training

Develop Child Safeguarding Policy, complete Children First E-Learning Programme and Garda Vetting

Submit Sections 1-3 of Settlement Plan

for pre-approval

(if housing not yet secured)

Submit Section 4 of Settlement Plan

(once housing is secured)

Submit Sections 1-4 of Settlement Plan

(if housing secured)

Formal decision will be provided to CSG by DCEDIY

What is the Community Sponsorship Process? 

Further details on the application process can be found in the CSI Guide for Prospective Sponsors.

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