Physical Activity Promotion Scheme 2017

Sports Active Wexford Grant Options 2017 Now Open. This annual funding scheme is aimed at providing small-scale support to clubs and organizations and is designed to assist with a wide variety of projects to include: introduction of new physical activity projects/initiatives for target groups; projects which reflect a wide geographical and socially inclusive remit.

Closing Date: 4.00pm, Thursday 15th June, 2017.

Physical Activity Promotion Scheme 2017 – Criteria

Physical Activity Ppromotion Scheme 2017- Application Form

Sports Capital Funding 2017

The Sports Capital Programme (SCP)is now online in a system called OSCAR (Online Sports Capital Register). OSCAR will allow groups to view previous grants and payments, change contact details, seek payment of a grant and otherwise communicate with the Department online.  This will also be the only way to apply for grants under any future rounds of the Sports Capital Programme. Any organisation that wishes to make any future applications must first register online. Link to OSCAR website here.

The Department has created several ways to help organisations use the OSCAR system:
1. Written guides to every stage of the programme (such as this document) available at
2. A YouTube channel at
3. A growing knowledge base of frequently asked questions on all aspects of the programme
4. Email
5. Phone the official that deals with your county

Other Funding Available

Philanthropic Trusts – About 25

Atlantic                 Covers Older Adults, Health, Children Rights, Arts, Culture

Community            Carers, Older  Adults, Minority Groups

Irish Youth             Youth & Children

Stephen’s Green     Isolated Old People, Travellers, homeless, offenders

Corporate Funding

Originally the Banks now – Vodaphone; BT, National Toll Roads

JP McManus; Niall Mellon

Small Grants available routed through Community Foundation

Government Websites  – Health & related services Grants