Coaching And Volunteering Support Funding


Individuals, Sports Clubs or Community Organisations including Disability Organisations may make an application to receive support funding to develop their coaching and volunteering capacity in order to support the delivery of sport and physical activity within their community.

This fund will be open to;

Sports Coaches, Sports Leaders, Sports Officials, Community Sports Leaders especially those supporting the delivery of sport and physical activity to marginalised or disadvantaged groups.

There are two options for applications including;

  • Applications as an individual which will cover up to 40% of the qualification cost up to a maximum of €100.
  • Application from sports clubs or community organisations which will cover 40% of the group cost up to a maximum of €500 per club or community organisation.

NB: Courses attended must be accredited by a recognised National Governing Body of Sport or recognised National Sports Training provider in Ireland.


Applications must be submitted by 25th November 2021.

Please note the following;

  • One application per organisation or individual
  • All applicants will be required to provide bank account details.
  • No late applications will be considered.
  • All applications must complete online application form in order to be considered.
  • Applications are part of a competitive process
  • Drawdown of funding will be via receipts and the certification from the training body
  • Canvassing will disqualify

How To Apply

Expression of Interest

Complete this form to access the online application form.

Please note: You will be emailed a direct link to the application form if you wish to complete it at a later time.

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