April 21, 2024
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Everyone’s a winner: Kilkenny sports clubs can apply for grants of €1,500

Sports clubs in Kilkenny can now apply for COVID-19 Club Small Grants of up to €1,500 through the Kilkenny Recreation & Sports Partnership.

The COVID-19 Club Small Grant Scheme is part of a series of COVID-19 related funding schemes from Sport Ireland, following the announcement of €70m of funding by the Government to support the sports sector in response to the current crisis.

The scheme will be implemented by Sport Ireland’s network of Local Sports Partnerships and will provide assistance to local clubs with covering costs associated with the reopening of sports clubs.

It’s designed to support sports clubs that do not have the finances to implement COVID-19 related hygiene and social distancing protocols.

The grants can be used to support COVID-19 related expenditure dating from May 2, 2020 onwards (Date of publication of Government roadmap to recovery).

The scheme will be based on identified needs. There is a €1,500 limit per club on this grant scheme however applications will be means tested and only clubs with the most need will be eligible for the full amount. Closing date for applications if August 31.


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