Hive Announcement – Building Blocks deadline extended to Friday 16th December 2022 at 5pm

​Dear Service Provider

Building Blocks – Improvement Grant applications opened on the 28th October 2022.

The closing date for applications has been extended to Friday16th December 2022 at 5pm.There will be no further extension to this date, and it will not be possible to submit late applications.

When submitting your application, please ensure you have attached all required documents from the following checklist:

 Checklist of Documents
        Professional Report (Mandatory for Strand A)
        Planning Permission, if required for Strand A only
        Rental/Lease/licence agreement, if required
        Owner’s Permission template, if required
        Indicative Quote Documentation
        Evidence of Own Funding, if required
        Additional Supporting Documentation

Please refer to the Applicant Guidelines and FAQ available on the Capital – Documents page of the Early Years Hive for support on completing the application for Building Blocks – Improvement Grant.

Submission of the Building Blocks application form should not be delayed by the e-tendering process, as only an indicative quote needs to be submitted.   

Successful applicants must have completed the E-tendering process in advance of any works commencing and funding being spent. Applicants must be able to demonstrate, where relevant, that they have completed the E- Tendering process. Applicants are advised to maintain all documentation relating to the e tendering process on file.

Applicants can contact the Early Years Provider Centre (EYPC) with any queries by raising a Service Request on Hive under the programme: Building Blocks – Improvement Grant and selecting the relevant sub-category. PLEASE NOTE: If applicants contact Pobal with an ICT issue within 48 hours of the closing date and time, Pobal cannot guarantee that the ICT issue will be resolved in time to submit the application.


The Early Years Team  

Share on facebook

Complaints Form

If you have a query please contact us on 01 4851727 or   

But if you have a complaint please fill in the form below. Staff are trained to answer your queries/complaints and every effort is made to resolve them promptly and efficiently. We endeavour to get back to you within 48 hours.