Sports Capital Grants application process begins next week & IPB Youth & Community fund now open

Fine Gael Councillor George Jones to day (Thursday) highlighted that applications for funding under the Sports Capital Programme will be taken next week.

“A new €40 million fund for important sports capital projects has been announced by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring.  The Sports Capital Programme is the main channel of Government support for developing sports facilities and purchasing sports equipment for sports clubs and organisations across Ireland,” Jones explained.

“The 2014 Sports Capital Programme will again provide much needed capital funding for sporting organisations throughout the country.

Councillor Jones also announced IPB Insurance have launched a Youth & Community Fund of €1 million to support initiatives in Arts & Culture,Elderly,Physical Activity & Sport, Environment, Community Development and Youth.

Sports Capital program is open for applications from January 17th until February 28th and IPB fund is currently opened until January 17th full details on www.ipb.ie/cse