Sports Club Grants Scheme closing Friday 13th March

Sports Club Grants Scheme closing Friday 13th March

One of the aims of Leitrim Sports Partnership is to increase participation in sport and physical activity among all persons in County Leitrim. Leitrim Sports Partnership is looking to support initiatives by sports and recreation organisations in Leitrim for education/training and participation initiatives. The total budget available across all sports and recreation organisations is €10,000 so allocations will be made based on the quality of submissions received (Grants vary from €200-€600 maximum per club). The closing date for applications is Friday March 13th at 4pm, grant scheme guidelines and application form can be downloaded from www.leitrimsports.ie 

Leitrim Sports partnership will provide club development support to local sports clubs or groups that are willing and need our assistance in developing their club supports, governance, grant funding, recruitment, welfare liability and improve their overall club standards.

The Leitrim Sports Partnership can support clubs in the following key areas,

Provide information, guidance and support for clubs

Promote best practice and strong governance from within clubs

Provide planning and good administration templates

Develop effective policies, procedures and structures in line with their NGB’s

Develop club workforce (coaches, volunteers & administrators)

Help to recruit & retain members and to increase membership

Increase opportunities for clubs to gain financial funding and recognition

Develop top quality clubs & raise clubs’ profiles

Leitrim Sports Partnership believes that this Club Development system is a vital form of support which will assist the development of high-quality clubs in Leitrim. We encourage all clubs to take a proactive approach to the running of their club and through this programme, to assess their strengths and weaknesses and seek to improve. If you club is interested in getting professional supports from the Leitrim Sports Partnership, please contact Patricia Forde Community Sport Development officer on 071 9650498 or email pforde@leitrimcoco.ie

 

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