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Sports Capital Programme

From: Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport

The Programme is currently closed for applications.

The Sports Capital Programme aims to foster an integrated and planned approach to developing sports and physical recreation facilities throughout the country. In particular, its objectives are to:

  • assist voluntary and community organisations, national governing bodies (NGBs) of sport, local authorities and Education and Training Boards and schools to develop high quality, accessible, safe, well-designed, sustainable facilities in appropriate locations and to provide appropriate equipment to help maximise participation in sport and physical recreation
  • prioritise the needs of disadvantaged areas and groups (such as people with disabilities) in the provision of sports facilities
  • encourage the sharing of sports facilities by clubs, community organisations and national governing bodies of sport.

Online System for Sports Capital Programme

The online [external-linkn https://www.sportscapitalprogramme.ie/ | OSCAR website (Online Sports Capital Register) ] is the only way to apply for grants under the Sports Capital Programme. OSCAR also allows groups to view previous grants and payments, change contact details, seek payment of a grant and otherwise communicate with the Department online.

You can also read the Sports Capital Programme - Guide to Registration

Sports Capital Programme Payments

You can see all Sports Capital Programmes Payments to date.

Sports Capital Programme Guide to Accessible Gym Equipment

It is a requirement of the Sports Capital programme that all gyms funded by the Programme have accessible gym equipment. The department has prepared a guidewhich sets out the requirements for grantees who have been allocated funding towards gym equipment.

For more information, Cara - Sport Inclusion Ireland have created resource factsheets on how to make your sports facilities, equipment and activities more accessible to people with disabilities.

You can also check out videos on how to apply to the Sports Capital Programme here.

Further Information

If you require further information on the Sports Capital Programme, you can contact us at:

Sports Capital Programme
Address: Sports Capital Programmes Unit , Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport , New Road, Killarney , Kerry, V93 A49X
Email: sportscapitalprogrammes@dttas.gov.ie

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