About the Scheme:
The Cork Sports Partnership Community Sport and Physical Activity Small Grant Scheme is part of a COVID-19 support programme from the Government of Ireland, implemented through Sport Ireland and its network of Local Sports Partnerships to assist the sport and physical activity sector with returning to activity following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions.
This scheme is designed to support eligible clubs, groups and organisations with access to funding of up to €1,500 to restart activity for their respective members and the wider community as well as covering costs associated with adhering to COVID-19 guidelines.
Funding for this scheme was secured by Cork Sports Partnership from Sport Ireland as part of the Government’s €80 million support package announcement in December 2021.
The maximum that can be applied for by any applicant under this scheme is €1,500.
Applications can be made to Cork Sports Partnership by 5pm on Friday 8th April 2022.
What can the Grant Scheme Cover?
The Community Sport and Physical Activity Small Grant Scheme can cover costs associated with returning to activity as well as COVID-19 costs. The scheme is designed and intended to support return to sporting activities only.
Eligible project items can include:
Non-eligible project items:
The following items are not eligible for funding under this scheme.
Who can apply?
Who should not apply?
The maximum amount of funding available per applicant is €1,500.
Applications will be means tested and only applicants with the most need will be eligible for the full allocation. Applicants should not feel that they have to apply for the full amount to be considered for support.
Projects that provide opportunities for marginalised groups, people with disabilities, target disadvantaged communities or support the wider community to get active will be positively received.
Funding amounts offered to successful applicants may be reduced if the scheme becomes oversubscribed.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 8th April 2022.
How to Apply:
The Community Sport and Physical Activity Small Grant Scheme application form should be completed online by an authorised club/group/organisation official by clicking the button below
Guidelines & Downloads:
Please refer to the Community Sport & Physical Activity Small Grant Scheme guidelines prior to completing the application form.