Supported By the PPF and the Irish Sports Council.
Waterford Sports Partnership, Ireland.
Waterford Sports Partnership - 'Everyone Active'

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Sports Capital Grants Programme - closing 5pm Friday February 24th!

Applications for Sports Capital Grants Funding are being sought from sports clubs, voluntary and community groups, national governing bodies of sport and local authorities. Third level colleges, Education and Training Boards and schools may only apply for funding jointly with sports clubs.

Clubs not previously registered on the Department’s online application system - OSCAR (Online Sports Capital Register) must register by Friday 10th February.

The guide to making an application is available on the Department’s Sports Capital Programme website ( ).


For advice on how to make the application or for any technical matters:
• read the Guide
• view the YouTube how-to videos
• attend an information workshop, to be held during the application period, on how to fill out the form
information on upcoming workshops
• look up the Knowledge Base on
• phone the Department – for Waterford applications contact Anne Vaughan at (064) 6627308 or Rosarie Kealy (Waterford Sports Partnership) 0761 10 2190.
• email
• you can download a blank sample application form at
 (this is only a sample form and all applications must be made on the online OSCAR system)

The Sports Capital Programme is the Government’s primary vehicle for supporting the development of sports facilities and the purchase of non-personal sports equipment.

The programme funds:
• Natural grass sports pitches, tracks and courts (including pitch drainage)
• Floodlighting
• Artificial sports pitches, tracks, courts and multi-use games areas
• Security fencing, ball stop netting and goal posts
• Hurling walls / handball alleys
• Building or refurbishment of dressing rooms, showers and toilets
• Building or refurbishment of sports halls and gyms
• Non-personal equipment including lawn mowers and defibrillators.  Anything set in the ground (such as goal posts) is not considered equipment.
• Any other capital projects that are clearly sporting in nature and that will increase participation in sport or improve performance
Civic Offices, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.  Tel: 058 21190
Regional Sports Centre, Cork Road, Waterford.  Tel: 051 849855
Website By : Déise Design

Registered in Ireland - CRO Number: 378713
Registered Office - Civic Offices, Dungarvan, County Waterford