Sport NI Active Awards for Sport programme open for applications

Active Awards for Sport is a Lottery funded small grants programme primarily aimed at grassroots community based sport. The programme aims to prioritise sports clubs, community groups and governing bodies of sport, especially those based on areas of greatest need. In particular the programme will look to contribute to “Promoting Equality, Tackling Poverty and Social Exclusion.”

Who Can Apply

  • Governing Bodies of Sport (recognised by Sport Northern Ireland)
  • Sport Clubs (must be affiliated to a Governing Body of Sport recognised by Sport Northern Ireland)
  • Charities
  • Parent Teacher Associations
  • Community/Voluntary Groups

Applicants can only hold 1 award in a 12 month period. If your organisation was successful in Round 1 (Letter of Offer issued June 2014) you are ineligible to apply.

Funding Limits

Eligible groups can apply for grants from £1,000–£10,000.

Key Dates

The current round of funding will close at 12.00noon on 20 October 2014.

How to Apply

Download the programme Guidance Notes. Sport Northern Ireland recommend you carefully read the guidance notes before completing the application form

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