Additional funding of up to €65 million will be available to support the sport sector this year. This package is intended to support National Governing Bodies of Sport and sports clubs arising from the significant impact of COVID-19 restrictions on the sports sector, by providing specific funding support for the following sectors;
• Field Sport funding to support the main field sports, i.e. the FAI, the GAA and the IRFU;
• A Resilience Fund to support the other National Governing Bodies of Sport;
• A Sports Club Resilience Fund to support clubs from all sports;
• A Swimming Pools/Facilities Fund;• A Resumption of Sport & Physical Activity Fund.
The above schemes will be run by Sport Ireland and the funding will be distributed through the National Governing Bodies of Sport.