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WSP Sports Club Grant 2019

Published: August 29, 2019

 

Since 2009, under our Coaching and Development Funds, we have allocated 1,697 separate grants totaling €47,379 funding 25 new clubs and 716 coaches from new and established Clubs in Waterford.

Our 2019 Grant Scheme will support and assist the setting up of new clubs, or assist clubs in increasing their capacity to deliver physical activity in the following areas:

  • Disability
  • Swimming/Rowing/Orienteering
  • Youth at Risk

To find out more about what the Grant Scheme Covers please download the
Criteria & Application Form.

The Closing Date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 18th October.

For more information please contact Sinéad Brannigan on 0761 10 2430 or sbrannigan@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

 

 

Sport Ireland 2019 Funding Announcement

Published: February 7, 2019

Sport Ireland announces nearly €32 million investment in National Governing Bodies, High Performance Programmes and Athletes, and Local Sports Partnerships

  • Funding represents significant increase on 2018
  • €12.84 million for core activity of 58 National Governing Bodies
  • €7.29 million to support work of 29 Local Sports Partnerships
  • €8.46 million to support High Performance programmes
  • €1.93 million in direct athlete investment

Sport Ireland today announced an investment of nearly €32 million in National Governing Bodies for Sport, direct athlete support and the Local Sports Partnership Network for 2019.

The funding announced, which represents a significant increase on 2018, includes an investment of €12.845 million in the core activity of National Governing Bodies for Sport (NGBs), €8.46m in NGB High Performance Programmes, €820,000 in high performance funding for the Olympic Federation of Ireland and Paralympics Ireland, and €7.29 million in the work of the Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs).

Sport Ireland also announced €500,000 in targeted funding for projects, to assist with the preparation for key events in 2019, along with a further €1.93 million for the International Carding Scheme.

Speaking ahead of the announcement at the Sport Ireland National Indoor Arena today, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD, said: “The National Sports Policy 2018-2027 published by my Department last July puts a strong emphasis on increasing participation in sport and physical activity by all members of society, regardless of age or circumstance. The significant increase in funding announced today will assist the excellent work of our National Governing Bodies and Local Sports Partnerships in delivering programmes and initiatives on the ground to get more people active on a regular basis. Their work is making a substantial contribution to the health and welfare of individuals, communities and the nation.”

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD, added: “The funding announced today will assist in furthering Ireland’s ambitions at the highest level on the international stage as we head into a critical period for high performance sport. 2018 was an exceptional year for Irish teams and athletes and we look forward to that success continuing into 2019 with Olympic and Paralympic qualification on the horizon for many athletes. In particular, the move to a two-year model for the International Carding scheme is to be welcomed as we look to give our top athletes the best possible opportunity to realise their potential on the international stage.”

2018 marked an exceptional year for Irish sport at an international level, with Irish athletes and teams winning 77 medals at major competition throughout the year. At home, National Governing Bodies and Local Sports Partnerships saw sustained participation and engagement with programmes, with many new innovative initiatives rolled-out nationwide.

Chairman of Sport Ireland, Kieran Mulvey, commented: “2018 was a landmark year for Irish sport. At a strategic level, the publication of the new National Sports Policy was a key milestone for the sports sector. On the international stage we saw sustained success from our high performance teams and athletes, while the NGBs and LSPs are continuing to support strong participation in sport among people of all ages. Through a substantial budget increase for 2019, the Government has responded very positively to the case made by Sport Ireland and the Irish sporting community with a broad commitment to sport and physical activity. It is vital that our NGBs and LSPs are well supported and the increase in funding this year means that our funded bodies will be well equipped to deliver on their objectives as we look towards next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games and increasing participation in sport across the board.”

The International Carding Scheme has increased from €1.9 million in 2018 to €1.934 million in 2019. For 2019 and 2020 the International Carding Scheme will be awarded as a two year

Scheme. This means that athletes who are awarded Carding in 2019 will be funded until December 2020, subject to terms and conditions.

Sport Ireland Chief Executive, John Treacy, added: “Sport Ireland is delighted to be in a position to provide the majority of performing National Governing Bodies for Sport and Local Sports Partnerships with an increase in investment in 2019. A significant development this year is the move to a two-year model for the International Athlete Carding Scheme. This new approach will remove pressures associated with carding criteria and allow athletes to fully focus on Tokyo 2020 qualification and performance. High Performance Programme funding provided to NGBs in 2019 will stand for the funding round in 2020. This commitment from Sport Ireland is provided to well-governed NGBs that are tracking to deliver their targets in Tokyo 2020.”

Mr Treacy continued: “At a local level, the increased investment in the Sports Inclusion Disability Programme means that all 29 Local Sports Partnerships will have a Sports Inclusion Disability Officer (SIDO) in 2019. The SIDOs will provide valuable support and facilitate an increase in opportunities for people to participate in sport and physical activity. We look forward to another positive year for Irish sport in 2019.”

The full breakdown of funding can be viewed here.

International Carding Scheme allocations can be viewed here.

Notes:

Overview of Annualised Funding Streams*:

Overview

*For the purposes of this analysis, once-off funding which becomes available is not included. In 2018, €1.5 million was made available to assist NGB preparations for major competitions including the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and key World Championship events.

2019 & 2020 International Carding Scheme:

The International Carding Scheme has increased from €1.9 million in 2018 to €1.934 million in 2019. For 2019 and 2020 the International Carding Scheme will be awarded as a two year

Scheme. This means that athletes who are awarded Carding in 2019 will be funded until December 2020, subject to terms and conditions. The Scheme will remain open to new entrants in 2020 who will be eligible to receive a one-year award. The most important benefit from this change is to allow athletes to fully focus on Olympic & Paralympic qualification and performance, and reduce the negative pressures associated with chasing funding criteria.

2018 Overall High Performance Funding Overview

For reference, below is an overview of 2018 Overall High Performance Funding. 2019 funding is listed in the 2019 Investment Brochure.

HP Overview

Notes:

  • Paralympics Ireland receives funding for its high performance programme (€665,000) and core operations (€397,500).
  • Additional High Performance Funding includes €1.5m secured in August 2018 and €100,000 secured in December 2018
  • Athlete and Player Funding is awarded through the International Carding Scheme and Team Ireland Golf Scheme
  • The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport provided funding to a number of high performance sports for specialised Tokyo equipment requirements

Age & Opportunity Grant Recipients Announced

Published: November 29, 2018

We are delighted to announce that nineteen groups in Waterford have been allocated funding of 6,390 euro in total from the National Grant Scheme for Sport and Physical Activity for Older People.

Each year the National Grant Scheme for Sport and Physical Activity for Older People provides funding to assist in the implementation of locally developed well planned initiatives that are designed to increase participation in recreational sport and physical activity among older

people.

Congratulations to all the successful applicants, we look forward to seeing the benefit of this funding in 2019.

Here is the full list of Waterford recipients . . .

Dungarvan Care of the Aged Ltd. Waterford €250
Cnoc Bui ARA Waterford €240
The Pres Badminton Club Waterford €250
Brownstown Residents Association Waterford €260
Slieverue ARA Waterford €300
Deise Women’s Group Waterford €260
Kinsalebeg/Clashmore Community Council Waterford €250
Waterford Sports Partnership Waterford €1,400
Minaun ICA Waterford €250
Comeragh ARA Waterford €300
Blackwater Ladies Club Waterford €250
Butlerstown ICA Waterford €250
Waterford LEDC CLG/Cill Barra Community Sports Centre Waterford €250
St. Brigid’s Family & Resource Centre FRC Waterford €260
Clonea Rathgormack ICA Waterford €300
Carbally Community Development Project Waterford €260
Carbally Active Retirement Group Waterford €260
Ardmore and Grange ICA Waterford €250
Tramore Active Retirement Group Waterford €300
Dr Martin Day Centre Waterford €250
€6,390

Youth Coaching Grant

Published: October 31, 2018

Do you coach juvenile/underage players? You may be eligible to apply for our Youth Coaching Grant.

A limited coaching fund is available for any club who’s wish to get their members an accredited coaching qualification that will enable them to coach under-aged/juvenile players.

Preference will go to coaches who wish to up-skill their qualification e.g. going from Level 1 to Level 2.

You can download an Application Form HERE

Contact Brian O’Neill, Youth Sports Development Officer on 086-0201219 or boneill@waterfordsportspartnership.ie  for more information.

Funding Opportunities

Published: October 1, 2018
SCHEME NAMEDESCRIPTIONTARGET GROUP
Coca-Cola
Thank You Fund
Voluntary and non-profit organisations and clubs who want to kick-start new programmes encouraging people to become more active could win funding to get them up and running.All Community
CONTACT DETAILS:Coca-Cola Ireland,
2 Ballsbridge Park,
Ballsbridge,
Dublin,
D04 YW83
VISIT WEBSITE
DCYA National Lottery Grant SchemeThis scheme run by the Department of Children & Youth Affairs is for the provision of services to children and young people. Grants are generally awarded for once-off projects across a wide variety of areas such as the provision of equipment for youth clubs, youth cafes, scouts, summer camps, day trips for youth clubs/summer camps, play equipment for playschools/crèches and other once- off programs.Young People
CONTACT DETAILS: Address:
Youth Affairs Unit
43-49 Mespil Road
Dublin 4
VISIT WEBSITE
DM Thomas Foundation for Young People DM Thomas Foundation Grants aim to identify the most effective projects helping disadvantaged young people in the UK and Ireland.Young People
CONTACT DETAILS:179-199 Holland Park Avenue,
London,
W11 4UL,
United Kingdom

Grants@dmtfyp.org
info@dmtfyp.org
Tel: +44 (0)20 7605 7733
VISIT WEBSITE
Energy FitA pilot programme to help sports facilities reduce their costs through energy efficiency.

Sports Clubs
CONTACT DETAILS: paul@energyfit.ie
Tel: 086 343 3368
VISIT WEBSITE
Energy for Generations FundESB corporate responsibility investment which disburses funding across community and issues-based initiatives.
Funding will be dedicated to addressing issues relating to education, homelessness and suicide prevention. Support will also be provided to staff who volunteer within their own communities.
All Community
CONTACT DETAILS: ESB Grants Officer
27 Lower Fitzwilliam Street
Dublin 2
james.foley@esb.ie<
VISIT WEBSITE
FAI Funding support for community and voluntary groups.Inviting applicants for funding under two grant programmes for community and voluntary organisations.
1.Scheme of refurbishment Grant:
Made to a range of local community and voluntary organisations with a focus on addressing disadvantage or where evidence of need has been clearly identified in their communities.
2. Scheme of Equipment Grants:
Objective is to support activities of local community and voluntary organisations that are addressing disadvantage in their communities.
Community and voluntary organisations.
CONTACT DETAILS:Pobal,
Holbrook House,
Holles Street,
Dublin 2.

Tel: (01) 4484888

VISIT WEBSITE
Go for Life National Grant Scheme for Older PeopleThe Go for Life grant scheme aims to help local organisations provide sporting and physical activities for older people. The grant scheme is a joint initiative between Go for Life and the Irish Sports Council. It funds groups and clubs who cater for older people around the country so that they can buy equipment, run sports events or try new activities. Older Adults
CONTACT DETAILS: Marino Institute of Education
Griffith Avenue
Dublin 9
info@ageandoppurtunity.ie

Tel: (01) 805 7709
Fax: (01) 853 5117
VISIT WEBSITE
HSE National Lottery Grant Scheme The Department of Health and Children allocates funds to Health Agencies and other similar organisations providing a range of services including:
• Services for the Elderly
• Services for the Intellectually Disabled
• Child Care Services
• Public Health Services
• Services for the Physically Disabled
• Health Board Services
• Health Promotion
• Building, Equipping and Furnishing of Health Facilities (Capital Expenditure).
Disability
Older Adults
Young People
CONTACT DETAILS: HSE
Finance Unit
Hawkins House
Hawkins St.
Dublin 2

Lotterygrants@health.gov.ie

Tel: (01) 6354281
VISIT WEBSITE
Kerry Group Corporate Responsibility The Kerry Group sponsors a wide range of education, healthcare, sporting, leisure, arts, amenity, community development and charitable causes. Primary areas of focus and support are; (a) health, hunger and nutrition, (b) entrepreneurship, (c) amenity/community development, (d) education, arts and sport.All Community
CONTACT DETAILS: Prince's Street
Tralee
Co. Kerry
Tel: 066 718 2000
VISIT WEBSITE
Irish Youth Foundation GrantsThe Irish Youth Foundation funds groups to build a brighter future for children living in adverse and extreme circumstances in Ireland. IYF is particularly interested in supporting after school and homework clubs and youth empowerment programmes.Young People
CONTACT DETAILS: Glandore,
Fitzwilliam Hall,
Fitzwilliam Place.
Dublin 2, Ireland.
info@iyf.ie
Tel: (01) 676 6535
VISIT WEBSITE
Munster GAA Development GrantsMunster GAA provide grant aid to support GAA units in the development of their facilities in the province. GAA Clubs
CONTACT DETAILS:Waterford GAA Offices,
Walsh Park,
Waterford.

Email
admin@waterford.gaa.ie

Tel: 051 590 557
VISIT WEBSITE
National Bike Week FundingBike Week is a celebration and promotion of all that's great about bikes and cycling. Held over a week in June of each year with bike themed events organised by local authorities, community groups and cycling groups throughout Ireland. Funding is advertised in March/April by the Community Department in Waterford City and County Council and schools and community groups can apply for funding to run a Bike Week eventAll Community, Schools, Sports Clubs.
CONTACT DETAILS: Johnny Codd
jcodd@waterfordcouncil.ie
VISIT WEBSITE
North Face Explore Fund.This scheme supports organisations that encourage youth outdoor participation, focus on sustainability initiatives, or help to create a connection to nature.Young People
CONTACT DETAILS: 28-29 Sir John Rogersons Quay
Dublin 2
tnfexplorefund@gmail.com
VISIT WEBSITE
Pfizer Ireland Corporate Responsibility Pfizer supports a number of causes in the community through its contributions Committee. Help has been extended to local groups, patient groups, schools, clubs, charities, medical research and the arts.All Community, Schools, Sports Clubs.
CONTACT DETAILS: Dublin Treasury Centre
The Watermarque Building,
Ringsend,
Dublin 4.

Tel: (01) 480 7000
VISIT WEBSITE
Sports Capital ProgrammeThis Programme aims to foster an integrated and planned approach to developing sports and physical recreation facilities throughout the country. All Community, Schools, Sports Clubs.
CONTACT DETAILS: New Road,
Killamail:
infrney,
Co.Kerry

Email:
sportscapitalprogrammes@dttas.ie

Tel: (064) 6627308
VISIT WEBSITE
Sportscover - Supporting Sport In the CommunitySportscover's sponsors a wide variety of amateur sports men and women, striving to achieve sporting greatness across a broad cross-section of sports. The SSF makes donations to grass-roots sporting clubs and associations.Sports Clubs
CONTACT DETAILS: First Floor,75/77 cornhill,
London
EC3V 3QQ,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7283 8444
VISIT WEBSITE
Sports to Impact FundThe goal of the fund is to support the innovative use of sports as a means to improve physical and mental health and to promote social inclusion for children, adolescents and adults. We are calling out to innovative projects or programmes that focus on using sports as a means to create positive social impact in the lives of individuals and in communities across Ireland. The Sports to Impact Fund aims to have wider impact and will contribute to Ireland’s achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.All Community
CONTACT DETAILS: Please contact us at hello@socialinnovation.ie with any questions you have on the criteria. If you have any questions about the fundraising requirement of this fund please contact Anne Dermody at anne@socialinnovation.ie VISIT WEBSITE
The Ireland Funds Small GrantsThe objective of this grant is to enable as many organisations as possible to fund new and innovative responses to social need. Overall, The Ireland Fund invests in local communities by supporting initiatives that contribute to: Positive mental and physical health, Community integration, Social entrepreneurship, Opportunities for lifelong learning, Economic development, Sport and leisure opportunities, Protection of the natural environment.All Community, Sports Clubs.
CONTACT DETAILS: Email:
grantsinfo@irlfunds.org

Tel: (01) 662 7878
VISIT WEBSITE
The Community Foundation For IrelandOffers grants to wide range of non profit community organisations.Charitable causes and communities.
CONTACT DETAILS: 32 Lower O’ Connell Street,
Dublin 1,
DO1 KOV2

Email:
info@foundation.ie

Tel: (01) 874 7354
VISIT WEBSITE
Young People's Facilities and Services Fund.This Department of Children and Youth Affairs fund was established to assist in the development of youth facilities, (including sport and recreational facilities) and services in disadvantaged areas where a significant drug problem exists or has the potential to develop. The YPFSF has focused on the 14 Local Drugs Task Force (LDTF) areas (12 in Dublin, Bray and Cork) and 4 urban areas (Galway, Limerick, Waterford Cities and Carlow Town).Young People
CONTACT DETAILS: Youth Affairs Unit
43-49 Mespil Road
Dublin 4

Email:
youthaffairs@dcya.gov.ie

Tel: (01) 647 3000
VISIT WEBSITE

Sports Capital Programme 2018 – OPENING FOR APPLICATIONS!

Published: August 31, 2018

Applications for Sports Capital Grants Funding are being 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.

Any organisation that wishes to make an application must first be registered at www.sportscapitalprogramme.ie the Department’s online application system – OSCAR (Online Sports Capital Register) and this must be done by Friday 5th October. A separate guide is available to the registration process at http://www.dttas.gov.ie/sites/default/files/corporate/guide-registering-scp-online.pdf . The Department has created a “how-to register” video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDl-L2l5JXQ&t=8s.

The guide to making an application is available on the Department’s Sports Capital Programme website www.sportscapitalprogramme.ie.

Applications can only be made online from 9am on Friday 7th September until 5pm on Friday 19th October, 2018.

For advice on how to make the application or for any technical matters:
read the Guide
view the YouTube how-to guides https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCq1kBv-FA7QcFmu8cdrIsTg
attend one of the information workshops which will be held during the application period. All registered organisations will be emailed with relevant details.
phone the Department – for Waterford applications contact Anne Vaughan at (064) 6627308
email SportsCapitalProgrammes@dttas.gov.ie.
you can download a blank sample application form at http://www.dttas.gov.ie/sport/english/sport-unit-1-sports-capital-programmes-division (this is only a sample form and all applications must be made on the online OSCAR system).

The Sports Capital Programme is the Government’s primary vehicle for supporting the development of sports facilities and the purchase of non-personal sports equipment.

The programme funds:
Natural grass sports pitches, tracks and courts (including pitch drainage)
Floodlighting
Artificial sports pitches, tracks, courts and multi-use games areas
Fitness studios
Security fencing, ball stop netting and goal posts
Hurling walls / handball alleys
Walking/jogging tracks
Building or refurbishment of dressing rooms, showers and toilets
Building or refurbishment of sports halls, gyms or fitness studios
Modifications to sports facilities to improve access for people with disabilities.
Non-personal sports equipment including gym equipment3, lawn mowers and defibrillators.
Any other capital projects that are clearly sporting in nature and that will increase participation in sport or improve performance (see definition above)

Sports Capital Programme Workshop Presentation

THE CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS IS
5PM ON FRIDAY 19TH OCTOBER 2018.

For further information/support please call Waterford Sports Partnership – Peter Jones (WSP | County) 0761 10 2191 or Pauline Cunningham (WSP | City) 0761 10 2682.

Go For Life Grants 2018 – OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS!

Published: August 29, 2018

The Go for Life Grant Scheme for 2018 is now open for applications. The deadline for return of grant application forms is 12 noon, Friday 28th September. 

Who can apply?
Grants are available to all eligible local clubs, groups and organisations that promote increased participation in recreational sport or physical activity for older people as a main element of their activities. Commercial, statutory or umbrella bodies, or their agents, are not eligible for funding under this grant scheme. An exception to this are Local Sports Partnerships who are eligible to apply. Day centres completely funded and directed by statutory bodies, such as the HSE, are not eligible.
Grants are made available for sport or physical activity for older people and the overall membership of applicants must be such that older people will be the beneficiaries of the grant monies. Funding for sports clubs will not be considered unless the application specifically relates to older people. Only one application per group will be considered.

Click HERE to for more info & to download a grant form 

All applications must be sent to: gfl.grants@ageandopportunity.ie

The deadline for return of grant application forms is 12 noon, Friday 28th September.  

Ministers Ross and Griffin launch National Sports Policy 2018-2027

Published: August 17, 2018

Transport, Tourism and Sport Minister, Shane Ross and the Minister with responsibility for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin launched the Government’s National Sports Policy 2018-2027 at the St Laurence O’Toole Recreation Centre, Sherriff Street, in Dublin’s North Inner City on Wednesday 25th July.

The National Sports Policy 2018–2027 has been developed through an extensive public consultation process and collaboration with the sports sector and other stakeholders.

The High-Level Goals of the National Sports Policy are:
• Increased Participation
• More Excellence
• Improved Capacity

Key targets of the National Sports Policy 2018–2027 include:
• Overall participation in sport to rise from 43% to 50% of the population by 2027 (the equivalent of an extra 260,0000 people participating in sport)
• More targeted high performance funding to deliver more Olympic/Paralympic medals (From the securing of 13 medals in 2016 to a target of 20 in 2028)
• All funded sports bodies adopting the Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary and Charity (CVC) Sector.

Launching the National Sports Policy 2018-2027, Ministers Ross and Griffin reaffirmed the Government’s intention to doubling funding for sport, from €112million in 2018 to €220million in 2027. The Government will also seek to deliver greater certainty in funding year-on-year, particularly in respect of Sport Ireland high performance funding.

The Ministers expressed their intention to begin implementing the National Sports Policy 2018–2027 without delay. Recalling the commitments for future funding of Sports Capital Programmes announced earlier this year in the National Development Plan, they indicated their intention to also seek additional funding for Sport Ireland programmes in the 2019 Estimates, to support, amongst other measures:
• doubling of funding for the Women in Sport programme to €2million
• creation of a dedicated €1m programme for Disability Sport through the deployment of a Sport Inclusion Disability Officer in all 26 LSPs countrywide
• €1.5m allocation to high performance programmes in support of Tokyo 2020 preparations

Speaking at the launch Minister Ross said; ‘We want to see every citizen engaging regularly in some form of sport and physical activity, irrespective of their background or their physical capabilities. Together with the stakeholders across all levels of sport in this country, we will relentlessly pursue the aims of this policy to elevate Ireland to the top of the table globally for both participation in sport and high performance over the next decade.’

Minister Griffin outlined the ambitions of the Government’s National Sports Policy 2018–2027 to significantly improve the sporting landscape in this country:
‘The benefits of sport and physical activity to our population are clear and sport is a valuable asset to communities across the country. The availability of quality sports facilities is key to raising standards and Government investment in recent years at the National Sports Campus and throughout the country is proof of our commitment to sustaining this investment to our sporting infrastructure. The National Sports Policy 2018-2027 also sees continued support of our high performance athletes to keep on inspiring the generations that follow after them in their particular sport. I would hope to see a significant increase in our high performance investment over the next decade, to some €30 million annually.’

Click HERE to view the National Sports Policy 2018–2027 document.

Funding available for National Bike Week 2018

Published: March 22, 2018

Waterford City and County Council is currently inviting applications from community groups for funding to assist with the organisation of a cycling themed event during Bike Week 2018, which will take place from 9th to 17th June.
The objective of Bike Week is to celebrate cycling in all its forms and to get more people participating in cycling both for transport and recreation.

The type of groups which may apply are community groups, voluntary organisations, schools, sports clubs, active retirement groups, community childcare service providers, work places or any group that wishes to organise a bike related event on a ‘not for profit basis’ during Bike Week 2018.

Examples of possible Bike Week events include (but are not limited to):
Guided bike tour of a town/village.  These can be themed, for example, heritage, gardens, or food trips.
Cycles from your school to a local amenity on cycle to school/work Wednesday (13th June) for bike based games such as treasure hunts and slow bicycle races;
A midsummer night cycle
Bike maintenance workshops
Bike art exhibition
Bike school art competition, quiz or drama
Family fun cycle
Bike fashion show
Cycling window display competition in local shops
Picnic cycle
Fancy dress bike parade.
Greenway Cycle
The list is endless! 

Grants available may be somewhere in the range of €100 to €350 per successful group/event, depending on applications received and the nature of those applications.

DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FORM HERE

Completed applications should be e-mailed to jcodd@waterfordcouncil.ie or, alternatively, application forms can be posted to Johnny Codd, Community Dept., Waterford City and County Council, City Hall, The Mall, Waterford.

The CLOSING DATE for applications is 4 p.m. Friday 13th April 2018.
Applications received after this time will not be considered.

For further information contact: Johnny Codd, Community Section, Lo Call 0761 10 2503
Email: jcodd@waterfordcouncil.ie

 

WSP Club Grant 2018

Published: March 15, 2018

2018 Club Grant – WSP allocated 3,000 euro to twenty eight sports clubs and disability organisation which has enabled eighty three coaches to attend courses to increase their knowledge and improve their coaching sessions at club level.
Since 2009 under our Coaching and Development Funds, Waterford Sports Partnership has allocated 196 separate grants totalling €47,279 funding 25 new clubs and 718 coaches from new and established Clubs in Waterford.

The 2018 WSP Sports Grant aims to support volunteers and develop opportunities for people to participate in organised sport. The grant offered clubs the opportunity to access funding for club members for referee/coaching courses accredited by Coaching Ireland or a National Governing Body of Sport.

Dungarvan Rugby Club chairperson Trevor Doherty said ‘the funding we have received towards coaching costs for the Foundation Level Rugby Course will enable us to offer our thriving junior section higher quality coaching and help the club continue to develop’.

The successful applicants were: Abbeyside Ladies Football, Ardmore A.C, Ballinroad Soccer Club, Ballyduff AFC, De La Salle Football Club, De La Salle Juvenile GAA Club, Deise Dragons, Dungarvan GAA, Dungarvan Gymnastics club, Dungarvan Rugby Club, Dunhill Squash Club, Dyspraxia Waterford, Ferrybank Athletics Club, Finisk Valley Athletic, Gaultier Ladies football, Lismore AFC, Lismore Camogie Club, Park Rangers, Portlaw Camogie Club, Saviours Crystal Boxing Club, Seaview Celtic A.C., St Saviour’s A.F.C, Tramore Athletic Club, Tramore GAA, Tramore RFC, Waterford Boat Club, Waterford Community Games and Waterford Crystal Swimming Club.

For more information please contact: Peter Jones, Sports Development Officer, Waterford Sports Partnership on 0761 10 2191

Waterford Sports Partnership

Waterford Sports Partnership (WSP) was established in 2002 by Sport Ireland (formerly the Irish Sports Council) as part of the Local Sports Partnership initiative with the aim of increasing participation in sport and physical activity in County Waterford.

 

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Company Info

Waterford Sports Partnership Company Limited by Guarantee (CLG)
CRO Number: 378713

Registered Office –
Civic Offices
Dungarvan
Co. Waterford
Ireland

 

Contact Details

County Office:
Civic Offices
Dungarvan
Co. Waterford
Tel: 0761 10 2194

City Office:
Regional Sports Centre
Cork Road
Waterford
Tel: 0761 10 2682

Email: info@waterfordsportspartnership.ie
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