The Emigrant Support Programme promotes cultural, community and heritage projects that foster a vibrant sense of Irish community and identity. Information on how to apply and Frequently Asked Questions are available on the website of the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade. Applications can be submitted up until 5.30pm (Ireland time) on Wednesday 15th February 2017. Applications are submitted online to the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade and not to the Embassy. Applicants are also encouraged to consult the Frequently Asked Questions before contacting the Embassy.