Covid19 resumption of sporting activity fund

The “resumption of sporting activity” fund will be made available to support the return to sport and physical activity post pandemic

This fund is open to: -

  1. affiliates of the following national governing bodies of sport recognised by Sport Ireland based in Offaly - Angling Council of Ireland, Badminton Ireland, Irish Wheelchair Association Sport, Motor Cycling Ireland, National Coarse Fishing Federation, National Community Games, Pitch & Putt Ireland, Snooker & Billiards Ireland, Table Tennis Ireland, Tennis Ireland, Trout Anglers Association of Ireland, Tug of War Ireland and Volleyball Ireland
  2. clubs / organisations in Offaly that cater for special interest groups whose core activity is sport related (Offaly based community centres and similar organisations are included within this categorisation subject to them operating as not for profit)

The maximum level of grant assistance per successful application will be €1,500. The grant can be put toward costs associated with resumption of sporting activity including purchase of non-personal training equipment, return to sport programmes, programmes reaching target groups of Offaly Sports Partnership (including older adults, people with a disability, people of an ethnic minority background including Travellers, people experiencing rural or urban disadvantage, the unemployed / under employed, women and girls, and youth at risk), promotion and marketing costs, some essential running costs including insurance and affiliation, Covid consumables, volunteer supports, etc. 

Clubs are advised to contact Offaly Sports Partnership on 057 93 57462 or by email to for further information on this scheme. Please note: -

  • only one application can be submitted per sports club / organisation
  • funding applications must be submitted by 9pm on Sunday, 24th April 2022 via the application form link as noted here,