Sports Capital Grant 2023

A new round of the Sports Capital Grant opened on July 17th and will run until 5pm on Friday September 8th.
If you are not registered with Sports Capital, the deadline is Friday 25th August.
OSCAR – Online Sports Capital Register – Oscar (
A number of changes have been made to the Sports Capital Programme, so please ensure you read the guide to making an application in advance – Sports Capital Programme (
There is an emphasis on increasing female participation.
Additional marks will likely be awarded if the application demonstrates a commitment to climate action and sustainability.
The maximum grant available for a club project is €200,000.
Maintenance equipment grants are capped at €40,000.
Equipment grants of over €70,000 will only be awarded in exceptional circumstances.
All organisations in a joint application (school, college or third level institution) must be registered on the OSCAR system.
Factors under consideration for the overall scoring of an application:
  • Likelihood of increasing participation/improving performance
  • Sharing of facilities
  • Level of socio-economic disadvantage in the area
  • Technical merits of the project
  • Level of own funding available
  • Level of SCP grant received in the last 10 years.
  • Evidence of environmental initiatives and climate adaptation
  • Population growth and level of existing facilities
If you need any help or advice contact and we will look to help you in any way we can.