Sports Capital Funding (ROI)

Since its introduction in 1998 the Sports Capital Funding scheme has awarded almost €1bn in grants to over 10,000 projects.

The 2017 Sports Capital Programme seen over €2m in funding for allocated to 71 Golf Clubs across Ireland for a range of projects including practice facilities, junior golf academies, drainage work and general course improvements.

Golf Clubs in Leinster were awarded €1.3m, clubs in Connacht received over €400,000, Ulster over €150,000 and Munster claiming the rest.

A number of changes have been made to the 2018 Sports Capital Programme so please read the guide below fully and carefully before applying online.  All applications, including supporting documentation, must be submitted online. Applications by post or email will not be accepted and will be returned.

The deadline for registration is 5pm on Friday 5th October.  The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 19th October.

How do I register?

You can register online by clicking on the following link: and selecting “Register”. A guide to registering can be downloaded below and you must have a Tax Registration Number from the Revenue Commissioners to complete the process.

If you have any queries regarding the registration process or the grant scheme the Sports Grants team can help you through the process. Contact details are available here:

If you would like further information on the Sports Capital Programme, please do not hesitate to contact your local Club Support Office or email:

How do I apply?

Where are the Workshops?

Workshops will be given by staff in the Sports Capital section and will cover common pitfalls, a page by page guide to the application form and a questions and answers session. A full list of where these workshops are being held can be found by clicking here.


Sport NI Funding

Details of funding opportunities for Northern Ireland will be listed here.  Alternatively, visit: