|The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D. and the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin T.D announced the opening of the 2018 round of the Sports Capital Programme in August.
The Programme, which is open from Friday, 7th September 2018, welcomes applications from sports clubs, voluntary & community groups, National Governing bodies of sport and Local Authorities. Third Level Colleges, ETB and schools may only apply for funding jointly with a sports club(s) or Organisation(s).
· Natural grass sports pitches, tracks and courts (including pitch drainage)
· Artificial sports pitches, tracks, courts and multi-use games areas
· Fitness Studios
· Security fencing, ball stop netting and goal posts
· Walking and jogging tracks
· Hurling walls / handball alleys
· Building or refurbishment of dressing rooms, showers and toilets
· Building or refurbishment of sports halls and gyms
· Modifications to sports facilities to improve access for people with disabilities.
· Non-personal sports equipment including gym equipment, lawn mowers and defibrillators.
· Any other capital projects that are clearly sporting in nature and that will increase participation in sport or improve performance
Potential applicant groups must ensure that they are registered on OSCAR, the online system before 5pm on Friday, 5th October 2018 (if not already registered).
All applications must be completed online on www.sportscapitalprogramme.ie before 5pm on Friday, 19th October 2018.
Laois County Council’s Sport & Leisure Section are happy to support your organisation with the Sports Capital Application process and have organised a Sports Capital Information Session for Monday 7th September 2018. This interactive information session is ideal for those new to the ON-LINE Sports Capital Application Process.
Should you require additional advice and information, please do not hesitate to contact the Sport & Leisure Section on 057 8664058 or email us firstname.lastname@example.org