Irelandís most disadvantaged communities are set to get more active thanks to
an innovative Community Sport Programme from the Sport Council for Northern
Ireland, supported by the Big Lottery Fund.
Sports Council for Northern Ireland programme has been extended thanks to a cash
injection of £2.4 million from the Big Lottery Fund. The funding will be used
to appoint Community Sport Development Officers and Community Co-ordinators
across Northern Ireland.
aims to kick-start initiatives promoting sport and physical activity in Northern
Irelandís most disadvantaged and marginalised communities.
are now able to apply for funding from the Sports Council to appoint Community
Sports Development Officers and Community Co-ordinators that will work with
local people in a bid to:
and sustain participation;
personal capacity of individuals; and
particular, the Officers will be tasked with finding new ways of attracting
women, older people, people with disabilities and ethnic minority groups into
sport and physical activity.
that would like to apply for funding should contact Paul Donnelly at the Sports
Council for Northern Ireland on 90383870 or by email [email protected]