The SCLF has been distributing Lottery funds to sports in Northern Ireland since
1995. Since this time approximately
£50 million has been awarded through a range of capital and revenue programmes.
distributes awards based on a “challenge fund” principle.
Almost all of the SCLF’s programmes have set closing dates for
applications and all applications received on or before the closing date compete
for funding against the criteria of the programme and against the other
applicants who have applied at the same time.
Applicants should be aware that demand for funding outstrips supply and
although the SCLF continues to make a significant impact, many eligible
applications may be disappointed by rejection or reduced offer of award.
aims to build upon the positive elements of the lottery funding to date through
the launch of its second Strategic Plan. This
outlines how the SCLF will allocate its share of lottery funding for the period 2002 to 2007.
The plan illustrates SCLF’s intended priorities, activities, targets
and programmes during this period.
order to achieve its strategic priorities, the SCLF plans to operate the
following programmes over the period of the Strategic Plan: