Covid 19 Club/Community Small Grant scheme Round 4:
Leitrim Sports Partnership would like to announce the fourth round of Covid 19 club and community small grants scheme. The total budget of €45,000 is available to clubs, groups and community facilities in Leitrim. This scheme is designed to support indoor sports, community facilities and sports clubs, who do not have the finances to implement the continue return to sport. This grant scheme will cover restart related costs like insurance, heating, electricity, and overhead costs. The scheme will be based on identified needs of each club and only clubs with the most need will be eligible for the full amount.
Volunteer Supports Programme:
The Volunteer Supports project enriches club and community development programmes in disadvantaged communities and with disability groups. The Volunteer Supports initiative aims to successfully identify and assist targeted individuals who are volunteering in sports clubs, and community groups. This fund enables coaches, leaders, referees, committee members to expend their physical activity leadership skills and knowledge. The total budget available for Volunteer Support Grants across all sports and recreation organisations is €20,000 so allocations will be made based on the quality of submissions received.
Club Development Grants:
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 for participation initiatives. The total budget available for Club Development Grants 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-€500 maximum per club. We encourage all clubs to take a proactive approach to increasing participation levels and maximising their full potential.
Clubs are advised to contact Leitrim Sports Partnership at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information on any of the three grant funding schemes or application forms can be downloaded from www.leitrimsports.ie or 071 9650498
Deadlines for submission for the completed application forms is Friday 25th August 2024 at 4pm for the Covid 19 Club/Community Small Grant Scheme Round 4, Volunteer Supports Programme & Club Development Grants 2023.