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Sports Capital Grant

Sports Capital Grant (Threshold up to £5,000 with 50% match funding requirement)

Remember to read the general Grant Eligibility Conditions as well as the criteria for this specific grant.

This is a Category 3 grant. Sports groups may apply for grants in this category as well as Category 2.


The Sports Capital Grant aims to support local sports clubs/groups develop their sporting facilities and provision through capital and equipment funding support. Funding will also support activity in promoting lifelong participation in sport, health and wellbeing and the non-competitive side of sport that characterises the added value of what many clubs involve themselves in (eg Club Health Plans).


  1. The fund is for not for profit constituted sports groups with the primary objective of providing sports for the Mid Ulster District.

  2. All statutory consents and public procurement is in place.

  3. Actual project cost quotations are provided with the application.

  4. A maximum contribution of £5,000 is available per project, with a minimum match contribution of 50% (e.g. if seeking £5000 it must be a minimum £10,000 project).

  5. For sports capital items or a one off piece of equipment of a value greater than £1000.

  6. Groups can only apply to this grant once every 2 years.

  • The Sports Capital Grant is to provide a significant benefit to the local community:

  • Sports Development– supporting the development and enhancement of sports and sports groups across Mid Ulster.

  • Sports Wellbeing /Provision– increasing the number of beneficiaries of sport, and contributing to the physical fitness and wellbeing of people across the District.

  • Social Need/Social Inclusion – targeting those most vulnerable.

  • Sustainability – supporting the long term sustainability of sporting facilities & groups.

  • The Council’s Corporate Plan – contributing to the Council’s Corporate Objectives.

For questions or queries about this grant, please contact:
Philip Clarke,
T: 03000 132 132 ext: 24611
Leigh Gilmore, E:
T: 03000 132 132 ext: 22555

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