A number of grant schemes were made available to clubs and organisations to support participation in sport and physical activity throughout the Covid19 pandemic.
Among the grant schemes made available were a: -
Small grants scheme for clubs - this scheme supported clubs and organisations to implement COVID-19 related hygiene and social distancing protocols.
44 clubs and organisations shared a fund of €47,996 under this scheme.
c19 impact on sport grant scheme - this scheme was designed to address the impact that c19 had on organised sport in Co. Offaly; and to provide some small support to sporting organisations to alleviate some of the losses that they have incurred.
44 clubs shared a fund of €36,350 under this scheme.
c19 resumption of sporting activity fund - the “resumption of sporting activity” fund was made available to support the return to sport and physical activity post pandemic for affiliates of national governing bodies of sport; and clubs / organisations in Offaly that cater for special interest groups whose core activity is sport related.
24 clubs shared a fund of €32,955 under this scheme