The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD, is pleased to announce the opening of the 2015 Sports Capital Programme for applications. A fund of €40 million is available for development of sports facilities and the purchasing of sports equipment.

Applications are now sought from sports clubs, voluntary and community groups, national governing bodies of sport and local authorities.  Third level colleges, Education and Training Boards and schools may only apply for funding jointly with sports clubs.

Application can only be made online at

  • Registrations will close at 5pm on Friday 10th April 2015.
  • The closing date for submitting applications is 5pm on Friday 24th April 2015.

The 2015 guide to filling out the online application form, including the terms and conditions, may be downloaded:

blank sample application form is also available for download.

The Sports Capital Programme YouTube channel has guides to the registration and application processes.