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Compliance Process for DCEDIY Childcare Funding Programmes

2021-2022 Compliance Announcement 

On the direction of the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) formerly DCYA, the Pobal Compliance team are commencing compliance activity on programme funding currently administered to Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School Age Childcare (SAC) services.

Compliance checks will be undertaken in respect of some or all of the following Programmes i.e.

  • Community Childcare Subvention Plus Savers 
  • Free Pre-school Year in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Programme
  • National Childcare Scheme 

For the 2021/2022 cycle, the ECCE programme is administered on the Hive on the Early Years Platform (EYP). The CCSP Saver programme is administered through the Programme Implementation Platform (PIP). To assist in meeting compliance requirements, it is important that participating services on any of the above programmes familiarise themselves with the following:

PIP PORTALpip portal


  • Relevant programme funding agreements: 
  • Relevant rules documents
  • “How to Guides”
  • Checklist
  • Information contained in PIP announcments and resources
  • Relevant programme funding agreements
  • Relevant rules document
  • “How to Guides”
  • Checklists
  • Information contained in Hive announcments and resources



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