Club development grant scheme

The club development grant scheme is designed to support: -

  1. the delivery of local programmes to increase or sustain club membership
  2. the delivery of initiatives designed to increase the participation of underrepresented groups in sport
  3. new clubs with initial start-up costs (e.g. affiliation, insurance, equipment, venue hire, etc.)

For more information on the club development grant scheme, contact Offaly Sports Partnership on 057 93 57462 or by email

Club Development Grant Scheme 2024 launched

Cllr Robert Mc Dermott, Chair Offaly Sports Partnership, this week launched the 2024 Club Development Grant Scheme for sports clubs based in Offaly who are affiliated to a National Governing Body of Sport recognised by Sport Ireland. In launching the scheme Councillor Mc Dermott said,

Offaly Sports Partnership is delighted to launch our 2024 club development grant for sports clubs in Co Offaly. While the Sports Partnership’s funding is limited, we would nonetheless encourage clubs to apply

Clubs are advised to contact Offaly Sports Partnership at on 057 93 57462, by email or visit  for further information on this scheme. Terms, conditions and guidance on this year's scheme can be found below.

Please note: -

  • applications can only be accepted from Offaly based affiliates of a National Governing Body of Sport recognised by Sport Ireland; or local community organisations whose function(s) includes the delivery of sport and / or physical activity programmes for the benefit of the wider community
  • only one application can be submitted per club / organisation; and the application must adhere to a minimum of one of the three objectives of the grant scheme
  • funding applications must be submitted by 12pm on Friday, 31st May via the application form link as noted here,
  • the maximum level of grant assistance per successful application will be in the region of €500 to €800