Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF)

The Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) provides funding for actions in the field of asylum, legal migration and integration, return and countering irregular migration.

Aims & Objectives

AMIF aims to:

  • strengthen and develop all aspects of the common European asylum system, including its external dimension
  • support legal migration to the Member States, including by contributing to the integration of third-country nationals
  • contribute to countering irregular migration and ensuring effectiveness of return and readmission in third countries
  • enhance solidarity and responsibility sharing between the Member States, in particular towards those most affected by migration and asylum challenge

What does it support?

It funds actions which:

  • contribute to strengthening the Common European Asylum System 
  • strengthen and develop legal migration to the Member States in line with their economic and social needs 
  • support the effective integration and social inclusion of third country nationals 
  • contribute to the fight against irregular migration.

Who can apply?

  • State and federal authorities
  • Local public bodies
  • Non-governmental organisations
  • Humanitarian organisations
  • Private and public law companies 
  • Education and research organisations

Especially organisations that work directly with or provide support to:

  • Third Country Nationals (Citizens of non-EU countries who are legally resident in Ireland)
  • Refugees
  • Eligible Asylum Seekers.

Why the EU funds programmes supporting human rights

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€9.9 billion over 7 years.

Project Examples

Football For Unity

Coalesce - Immigrant Council of Ireland

National Contact Point in Ireland

The Funds Administration Unit of the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) is the responsible authority for AMIF in Ireland. Contact them at

Open Calls

Find open calls for AMIF.

Want to find out more?

AMIF 2021-2027 National Programme for Ireland

Asylum, Migration, and Integration Fund (AMIF)

Video: The new Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) 2021-2027

AMIF Work Programme 2023-2025

Funds for migration in Ireland

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