Here is a collection of grants & funding available to the sporting community to help us help you!

Community Engagement Fund 2015 - Open

The IPB Community Engagement Fund with a fund of €1 million in 2015.

The aim of the Fund this year is to support projects rooted in the local area, led by local people to improve the quality of life for those living in their community. It also encourages projects that foster community engagement and supports the ethos of volunteering and community involvement. 

This is an online application process which opens today and closes at 5pm (GMT) on 20 March 2015. There is now enhanced communication features to include a comprehensive ‘guide for applicants’ and an online video tutorial to make the process easier and more accessible. All resources are available for public download at http://cse.ipb.ie. Due to the volume of queries received last year and anticipated interest this year, queries from communities will ONLY be answered by email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


National Lottery Funding 2015

The Department of Health has a National Lottery Discretionary fund in place which provides once off grants to organisations providing a range of health related services.

The fund is aimed at community groups and voluntary organisations operating in Ireland providing health services to specific client groups, providing information and support for various disabilities and illnesses or groups with a specific interest.

Further information on the fund can be found here:

http://health.gov.ie/about-us/national-lottery-grant-scheme/

Please note the closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon 1st May 2015. If you have any queries relating to National Lottery funding please contact the Finance Unit on 01-6354281 or 01-6354019,  or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Sports Capital Programme - Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism

A fund of €40 million is available for development of sports facilities and the purchasing of sports equipment. 

Applications are now sought from sports clubs, voluntary and community groups, national governing bodies of sport and local authorities.  Third level colleges, Education and Training Boards and schools may only apply for funding jointly with sports clubs.

Application can be made online at www.sportscapitalprogramme.ie.

THE CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS IS 5PM ON FRIDAY 24 APRIL 2015.

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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Grants Scheme

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Fundingpoint.ie

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The Community Foundation for Ireland

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Go For Life Grants Scheme

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