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Grants & Funding (ROI)

The following information relates to external grants and funding in the Republic of Ireland.

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Grant Funding opportunities

Irish Government’s Sports Capital Programme

The Sports Capital Programme (SCP) is operated by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport and provides grants to assist in the development or refurbishment of sports facilities and the provision of sports equipment. The Programme aims to foster an integrated and planned approach to developing sports and physical recreation facilities throughout the country. Grants are available to sports clubs, voluntary and community groups, national governing bodies of sport and local authorities. Third level colleges, Education and Training Boards (ETBs) and schools may only apply for funding jointly with sports clubs or organisations.

Community Loan Finance

Clann Credo Community Loan Finance has helped transform communities and the lives of many. They work with Voluntary and Community Groups, Charities, Social Enterprises and Amateur Sports Clubs around the country. Clan Credo provide loans for groups working in the areas of: Community Facilities; Sports and Recreation; Social Housing; Arts and Tourism; Enterprise Centres and Sustainable Energy. Clann Credo Community Loan Finance takes the form of: Bridging Loans; Match Funding Loans; Capital Equipment Loans; Working Capital and Property Loan

Local Sports Partnerships

Local Sports Partnerships in the Republic of Ireland offer a variety of excellent opportunities to access funding to support clubs and their development. A list of Local Sports Partnerships follow:

Carlow Sports Partnership
Martha Jane Duggan - Sports Partnership Coordinator
Tel: 059 9136207
Email: mjduggan@carlowcoco.ie

Cavan Sports Partnership
Nadine Crotty - Sports Coordinator
Tel: 049 4378582
Email: ncrotty@cavancoco.ie

Clare Sports Partnership
John Sweeney - Co-ordinator
Tel: 065 6865434
Mob: 087 9106613
Email: info@claresportspartnership.ie

County Cork Sports Partnership
Michael Crowley - Co Ordinator
Tel: 021 4665081
Email: mcrowley@corksports.ie

County Galway Sports Partnership
Michael Curley - Sports Coordinator
Tel: 091 476509 / 476503
Fax: 091 779082
Mob: 087 3292393
Email: sports@galwaycoco.ie

Donegal Sports Partnership
Myles Sweeney - Coordinator
Tel: 086 8561415
Email: myles@activedonegal.com

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Sports Partnership
Tel: 01 271 9502
Fax: 01 205 4749
Email: sportspartnership@dlrcoco.ie

Dublin City Sports Partnership
Tel: 01 222 2270
Email: dcsn@dublincity.ie

Fingal Sports Partnership
Tel: 01 890 5000
Email: info@fingalcoco.ie

Kerry Sports Partnership
Neil Kelders - Sports Development Officer
Tel: 066 7183680 / 066 7183500
Fax: 066 7183678
Email: neil.kelders@kerrycoco.ie

Kildare Sports Partnership
Syl Merrins - Sports Co-ordinator
Tel: 045 980547
Email: smerrins@kildarecoco.ie

Kilkenny Sports Partnership

Laois Sports Partnership
Tel: 057 867 1248
Fax: 057 867 1253
E-mail: info@laoissports.ie

Leitrim Sports Partnership
Declan Boyle - Leitrim Sports Partnership Coordinator
Tel: 071 9650498
Email: sports@leitrimcoco.ie

Limerick City Sports Partnership
Phelim Macken - Co-ordinator
Tel: 061 496428
Mob: 087 2079172
Email: pmacken@limerickcoco.ie

Longford Sports Partnership
Siobhán McGuinness - Sports Co-ordinator
Tel: 043 3343472
Fax: 043 3341233
Email: info@longfordsports.ie

Louth Sports Partnership
Mary Browne - Sports Co-ordinator
Tel: 042 9324356
Fax: 042 9334549
Email: mary.browne@louthcoco.ie

Mayo Sports Partnership
Charlie Lambert - Sports Co-ordinator
Tel: 094 9047256
Mob: 087 8109596
Email: clambert@mayococo.ie

Meath Sports Partnership
Mary Murphy - Co-ordinator
Tel: 046 9067337
Fax: 046 9097001
Email: mlsp@meathcoco.ie

Monaghan Sports Partnership
Michelle Murphy - Sports Coordinator
Tel: 042 9755126
Email: info@monaghansports.ie

North Tipperary Sports Partnership
Elaine Cullinan - Local Sports Co-ordinator
Tel: 067-43604
Fax: 067-46026

Offaly Sports Partnership
Eamonn Henry – Coordinator
Tel: 057 93 57462
Email: info@offalysports.ie

Roscommon Sports Partnership
Noel Feely - Coordinator
Tel: 090 6630853
Email: info@rosactive.org

Sligo Sports Partnership
Deirdre Lavin - Sports Co-ordinator
Tel: 071 9161511
Fax: 071 9143093
Email: info@sligosportandrecreation.ie

South Dublin Sports Partnership
Thos McDermott - Co-ordinator
Tel: 01 4149000 Ext: 3361
Email: tmcdermott@sdcsp.ie

South Tipperary Sports Partnership
Valerie Connolly - Sports Co-ordinator
Tel: 062 64737
Fax: 062 64799
Email: vconnolly@stsp.ie

Waterford Sports Partnership
Peter Jones - Sports Development Officer
Tel: 058 21191
Fax: 058 23110
Email: info@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

Westmeath Sports Partnership
Sonja Statham – Coordinator
Tel: 044 9338922
Email: info@westmeathsports.ie

Wexford Sports Partnership
Tel: 053 91 96673
Fax: 053 91 96055
Email: sports.active@wexfordcoco.ie

Wicklow Sports Partnership
Aisling Lynch - Administrator
Tel: 0404 20284
Email: alynch@wicklowcoco.ie