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02 September 2022

Age & Opportunity Active National Grant Scheme

** NOTE this is now Open for Application September 1st 2022

The 2022 National Grant Scheme is now open for applications.

What is the Age & Opportunity Active National Grant Scheme?

The Age & Opportunity Active National Grant Scheme offers financial supports – provided by Sport Ireland – to local clubs, groups and organisations, nationwide who promote increased participation in recreational sport or physical activity for older people.

The Age & Opportunity Active National Grant Scheme September 2022: Supporting Physical Activity within Nursing Homes and Day Centres.

Applications for the Active National Grant Scheme, specific to nursing homes and day centres, will open on Thursday 1st September and closes at noon Friday 30th September. Grant results will be announced at the end of November.

This grant is part of the Active Grant Scheme announced in May 2022 when €514,120 was allocated to nearly 1,000 groups and organisations around Ireland promoting physical activity in older people.

The Grant Scheme demonstrates the wide scope and ambition of older people across Ireland where keeping healthy and active is concerned.

The Grant Scheme is part of Age & Opportunity’s Active programme, funded by Sport Ireland, and delivered nationwide with the support of Local Sports Partnerships and the HSE.

See full details and forms HERE



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