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Galway Sports Partnership Programme Funding 2016

Galway Rural Development - Monday, January 18, 2016

Galway Sports Partnership wish to announce the launch of their programme funding for 2016.

This funding is intended to help clubs, organisations and communities to deliver programmes or projects of physical activities to persons who do not normally take part. Increasing participation in physical activity is the underpinning principle of this funding and the cooperation of clubs, groups and communities is vital to the successful delivery of this principle.

When applying for funding under this funding scheme applicants should be able to demonstrate how the programme will target persons/groups in their communities who do not presently participate in any form of physical activity.

Applicants should be able to show that they have a good level of match funding. This can be in the form of cash or benefit in kind. All programmes that receive funding under this scheme must be completed by the 1st December 2016.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 4pm Friday the 5th February 2016


lway Sports Partnership have organised information sessions on this funding as follows;

Monday the 18th January 2016 at 7.30pm in Menlo Park hotel, Galway.

Wednesday the 20th January 2016 at 7.30pm in Gullanes hotel, Ballinasloe

Wednesday the 20th January 2016 at 7.30pm in Clifden Town Hall, Clifden.

For further information on this funding programme please contact Galway Sports Partnership, Galway County Council, County Hall, Prospect Hill ,Galway, : Michael Curley  at (091)  509577 , Mary 091 509572 or Jason Craughwell  at (091)  536459 or email


Welcome to the Galway Rural Development website. Galway Rural Development, through the programmes we administer, will continue to work along with other agencies, groups and individuals around the county to improve the quality of life for all citizens in our area. We especially wish to work with those who are most in need of assistance, to provide real opportunities for people to gain significant improvements for themselves and their communities throughout rural Galway.

Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.