Sports Capital Funding Registration Deadline Approaching

Sports Capital Funding Registration Deadline Approaching

The Sports Capital Programme is the main channel of Government support for developing sports facilities and purchasing sports equipment for sports clubs and organisations across Ireland.

Grants are available to sports clubs, voluntary and community groups, national governing bodies of sport (NGBs) and local authorities. Its aims are to:

  • assist voluntary and community organisations, (NGBs), local authorities and in some cases ETBs and schools to develop high-quality, safe, well-designed, sustainable facilities in appropriate locations and to provide appropriate equipment to help maximise participation in sport and physical recreation;
  • prioritise the needs of disadvantaged areas in the provision of sports facilities;
  • encourage the multi-purpose use of local, regional and national sports facilities by clubs, community organisations and national governing bodies of sport.

Applications can only be made online this year and all interested bodies should go to to register and make an application.

Please note you must register by Friday 7th February.


Key dates for applicants to note are:


• Closed for registration at 5pm on Friday 7th February

• Closed for applications at 5pm on Friday 28th February


The 2014 guide to completing the online application form is below.


Further Information

If you require further information on the Sports Capital Programme, please contact the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport

Sports Capital Programmes Unit
Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
New Road
Co. Kerry


Enquiries can be made by calling the phone number matching your county from the list below.

Telephone Number


(+353 64) 6627362

National and Regional Projects

(+353 64) 6627363

Clare and Wexford

(+353 64) 6627366


(+353 64) 6627369

Donegal, Cavan and Longford

(+353 64) 6627338


(+353 64) 6627364

Galway, Louth and Westmeath

(+353 64) 6627368

Kerry, Offaly, Laois. Waterford and Monaghan

(+353 64) 6627316

Meath and Mayo

(+353 64) 6627301

Cork, Limerick, Wicklow and Carlow

(+353 64) 6627367

Kildare, Tipperary, Sligo, Roscommon and Leitrim