Sports funding 2012

Sports organisations across County Longford may now apply for funding for sports capital projects, in what is the first round of funding in four years. The fund, which totals €30 million, has recently been made available by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring (FG).

Sports organisations across County Longford may now apply for funding for sports capital projects, in what is the first round of funding in four years. The fund, which totals €30 million, has recently been made available by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring (FG).

Known as the Sports Capital Programme, this fund is aimed at developing sports facilities and purchasing sports equipment for sports clubs and organisations.

Groups in RAPID areas will only need to raise a minimum of 5 percent of the project cost in order to apply; Groups in CLÁR areas will only need to raise a minimum of 10 percent of the project cost in order to apply; Groups in non-disadvantaged areas will only need to raise a minimum of 15 percent of the project cost in order to apply.

Application forms and information about how to apply is available at: www.sportscapitalprogramme.ie.