TeamGym - British Gymnastics

Northern Ireland

Education courses in the region are organised by British gymnastics and include the following areas. 

• Coaching levels 1-3
• Judging Club to Regional
• Schools Teachers 
• Club Roles 

All courses that are organised by British Gymnastics can be found on the main website by clicking here. You will be taken to the main ‘Explore Our Courses’ page and will need to select the type of role that you are looking for. 

Courses available in Northern Ireland
You can download a list of courses here that are currently available within the region. This is updated monthly so please keep checking the website if a course you are looking for isn’t here.

List of course available - Updated on 02/03/2020

If you can’t find the course you are looking for, please complete the Course Interest Form.

Sport NI
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 028 9038 1222
Website: www.sportni.net

Northern Ireland Sports Forum / Female Sports Forum
Email: [email protected] 
Phone: 028 9038 3825
Website: www.nisf.net

Disability Sport NI
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 028 9046 9925
Website: www.dsni.co.uk

Sported
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 020 3848 4670
Website: www.sported.org.uk

Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council
Anna Boyle
Sports Development Officer
[email protected]

Ards & North Down Borough Council
Craig Connor
Sports Development Officer
[email protected]

Christine Cooke
Every Body Active Coordinator
[email protected]

Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council
Gillian Dewart
Sports Development Manager
[email protected]

Roisin O'Hagan
Community Sports Development Officer
[email protected]

Clare Weir
Community Sport Active Inclusion Officer
[email protected]banbridgecraigavon.gov.uk

Alex Clifford
Community Sports Development Officer
[email protected]

Sarah Aiken
Assistant Sports Development Officer
[email protected]

Laura O’Hagan
Sports Development Assistant
[email protected]

Edel Ferson
Sports Development Officer
[email protected]

Belfast City Council
Ryan Haire
Sports Development Officer
[email protected]

Paddy McGrattan
Sports Development Officer
[email protected]

Claire Moraghan
Sports Development Officer
[email protected]

Cormac McCann
Leisure Development Manager
[email protected]

Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council
Stephen McCartney
Sports Development Manager (Central)
[email protected]

John Fall 
Sports Development Manager (East)
[email protected]

Jonathan McFadden
Sports Development Manager (West)
[email protected]

Derry City & Strabane District Council
Paul Simpson
Sports Development Officer
[email protected]

Fermanagh & Omagh District Council
Keith Collen
Sports Development Officer
[email protected]

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council
Faron Morrison
Sports Development Officer
[email protected]

Kevin Madden
Sports Development Officer
[email protected]

Mid & East Antrim Borough Council
Colin Roden
Sports Development Officer
[email protected]

Gary Boyd
Community Sports Development Officer
[email protected]

John Grant
Community Sports Development Officer
[email protected]

Mid Ulster District Council
Chris Busby
Leisure Transformation Manager
[email protected]

Newry, Mourne & Down District Council
Pat Power
Sports Development Manager
[email protected]

Colleen Morrison
Sports Development Officer (Downpatrick)
[email protected]

Ciara Lowe
Sports Development Officer (Newry)
[email protected]

 

Dynamic Gymnastics Club
Dynamic Gymnastics Club
Date accreditation achieved:
06/04/2019
Website: www.dymnasicsgymnasticsclub.co.uk
Facebook: @dynamicgymnasticsclub1 
Accrediation presentation below
Dynamic Presentation

Splitz Gymnastics Club
SplitzGymnastics Club

Date accreditation achieved: 04/04/2019
Accreditation presentation below
Splits Presentation

You will find information on this page of external funding opportunities available to you as clubs. 

Coronavirus Emergency Funds

COVID-19 Charities Fund
Description
The COVID-19 Charities Fund is reopening on 3 August, Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has today announced.

The funding programme, which is being administered on behalf of the Department for Communities by The National Lottery Community Fund, will provide financial support to charities which have lost income due to the impact of COVID-19 and are unable to cover unavoidable costs until 30 September 2020.

Deadline
None Specified

More Information
https://www.nicva.org/article/charities-urged-to-apply-for-emergency-funding

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan
Description
"The temporary Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme supports SMEs with access to loans, overdrafts, invoice finance and asset finance of up to £5 million and for up to 6 years. 

The government will also make a Business Interruption Payment to cover the first 12 months of interest payments and any lender-levied fees, so smaller businesses will benefit from no upfront costs and lower initial repayments."

Deadline
None specified

More Information
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=df57fab17c-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-df57fab17c-1206422647#support-for-businesses-through-the-coronavirus-business-interruption-loan-scheme

Halifax Foundation for Northern Ireland - Small and Medium Grants Programmes
Description
"Halifax Foundation has explictly recommended groups to apply for small and medium grants during this time. Any Covid related applications designed to support the community at this time of crisis will be prioritised and turned around as quickly as possible. Includes funding for core costs. 

Small Community Grants (Up to £2,500/12 month grant/rolling programme)
Medium Community Grants (£2,500 - £10,000/12 month grant/rolling programme)"

Deadline
Rolling

More Information
https://www.halifaxfoundationni.org/programmes/community-grant-programme?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=df57fab17c-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-df57fab17c-1206422648

National Lottery Awards for All Northern Ireland (New Covid-19 Restriction) 
Description
"A quick way to apply for smaller amounts of funding between £300 and £10,000. Suitable for voluntary or community organisations. In a statement, CEO Dawn Austwick stated all the funding decisions they make for the next six months (up to £300m of National Lottery funding) will be devoted to addressing the current crisis. This is restricted to: 

Activities specifically geared to supporting communities through this crisis
Helping organisations overcome any liquidity issues caused by COVID-19."

Deadline
Rolling

More Information
https://www.tnlcommunityfund.org.uk/funding/programmes/awards-for-all-northern-ireland

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme
Description
The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will support self-employed individuals (including members of partnerships) whose income has been negatively impacted by COVID-19. The scheme will provide a grant to self-employed individuals or partnerships, worth 80% of their profits up to a cap of £2,500 per month.

Deadline
None Specified 

More Information
https://www.businesssupport.gov.uk/self-employment-income-support-scheme/?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=df57fab17c-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-df57fab17c-1206422648

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
Description
"Under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, all UK employers with a PAYE scheme will be able to access support to continue paying part of their employees’ salary for those that would otherwise have been laid off during this crisis. 

This applies to employees who have been asked to stop working, but who are being kept on the pay roll, otherwise described as ‘furloughed workers’. HMRC will reimburse 80% of their wages, up to £2,500 per month. This is to safeguard workers from being made redundant."

Deadline
None specified

More Information
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-for-wage-costs-through-the-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=df57fab17c-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-df57fab17c-1206422648

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)
Description
Support for businesses through the Business Interruption Loan Scheme, which will provide loans of up to £5m, with no interest due for 12 months. This scheme will be delivered through the British Business Bank.

Deadline
Not stated

More Information
https://www.british-business-bank.co.uk/ourpartners/coronavirus-business-interruption-loan-scheme-cbils-2/

National Lottery Heritage Fund: Heritage Emergency Fund
Description
The National Lottery Heritage Fund is making £50 million available for a Heritage Emergency Fund to support the UK heritage sector as an immediate response to the COVID-19 crisis. They will be investing the £50m where it is needed most, by providing short-term funding for organisations delivering heritage projects or running previously funded projects, and safeguarding heritage sites they have previously invested in to ensure they are not lost to the public.  They are now accepting applications for funding from £3,000 to £50,000

Deadline
31/07/2020

More Information
https://www.heritagefund.org.uk/news/coronavirus-update

Bounce Back Loans - UK Government Scheme
Description
Small businesses will benefit from a new fast-track finance scheme providing loans with a 100% government-backed guarantee for lenders. Businesses will be able to borrow between £2,000 and £50,000 and access the cash within days. Loans will be interest free for the first 12 months, and businesses can apply online through a short and simple form.

Deadline
None specified

More Information
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-a-coronavirus-bounce-back-loan?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=7b0e4799c6-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-7b0e4799c6-1206422648

Big Society Capital - Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund
Description
Emergency loans are available to support UK-based social enterprises and charities that are experiencing disruption to their normal business model as a result of coronavirus/COVID-19 (minimum grant: £100,000)

Deadline
Rolling 

More Information
https://www.sibgroup.org.uk/resilience-and-recovery-loan-fund?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=7b0e4799c6-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-7b0e4799c6-1206422647

£5million Enterprise Relief Fund - The Prince's Trust
Description
The £5million Enterprise Relief Fund will offer grants to 18 to 30-year olds across the UK who are self-employed and/or running their own business. In conjunction with cash grants, the initiative will offer one-to-one support and guidance to anyone who needs it and who may be worried about their future. Grants can be used to maintain core business operations during the crisis, as well as meet any existing financial commitments, such as paying for essential equipment or settling invoices from suppliers.

Deadline
Rollling

More Information
https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/about-the-trust/coronavirus-response/enterprise-relief-fund?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=7b0e4799c6-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-7b0e4799c6-1206422647

Clothworkers' Emergency Capital Programme
Description
Small capital grants are available for UK charities (excluding London) to purchase essential items to adapt or increase services in response to the coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic (max. £5,000) 

Deadline
Rolling

More Information
https://www.clothworkersfoundation.org.uk/clothworkers-emergency-capital-programme/?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=7b0e4799c6-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-7b0e4799c6-1206422647

Women's Resilience Fund
Description
Smallwood Trust are providing Covid-19 grants and support for women on low incomes who have specific needs and are struggling to make ends meet or trying to overcome financial problems. Also fund organisations who are enabling women to be financially resilient.

Deadline
Rolling

More Information
https://www.smallwoodtrust.org.uk/flexible-response-fund?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=7b0e4799c6-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-7b0e4799c6-1206422647

The Edward Gostling Foundation
Description
Grants are available to support people of all ages living on low incomes who have a physical and/or mental disability or long-term illness.They will do this by awarding grants of up to £10,000 to eligible charities with less than 6 months’ of free reserves. This funding can be used to support their core operating costs.

Deadline
Rolling

More Information
https://www.edwardgostlingfoundation.org.uk/content/apply-grant-0?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=7b0e4799c6-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-7b0e4799c6-1206422647

Halifax Foundation for Northern Ireland Grants Programme - Covid-19 amendment
Description
Grants are available for registered charities with an income below £1 million in Northern Ireland that work to enable disadvantaged people and those with special needs to play a fuller role in the community. They are proritising applications from charities that are active during this crisis period and providing support to their users/the community. If your charity is closed during this period, we cannot support your costs during closure. 

Deadline
Rolling

More Information
https://www.halifaxfoundationni.org/programmes/community-grant-programme/downloads?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=7b0e4799c6-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-7b0e4799c6-1206422647

Club Development Funds

Coummunity Foundation NI - The New Needs Fund
Description
Community Foundation launches a £600,000 New Needs Fund helping communities and community organisations to address new needs appearing as a result of coronavirus and to find new ways of meeting existing needs. This is the next stage of funding after Coronavirus Community Fund. Grants between £5k and £15k will be available.Projects must be complete by the end of February 2021.

Deadline
Not started

More Information
https://communityfoundationni.org/grants/the-new-need-fund/

Foyle Foundation - Small Grants Scheme
Description
Grants are available to smaller charities registered and operating in the UK for projects that will make a significant impact on their work. The revised focus will be to make one-year grants only to cover core costs or essential equipment, to enable ongoing service provision, homeworking, or delivery of online digital services to charities that can show financial stability.

Deadline
Not started

More Information
www.foylefoundation.org.uk/small-grants-scheme/

Fermanagh & Omagh District Council Grants - Recover Programme
Description
Fermanagh and Omagh District Council invites applications from voluntary clubs, societies, community and sporting organisations for the Grant Aid – Recovery Programme. The group must be based in the Fermanagh and Omagh District Council area. Projects/activities must take place during the 2020-2021 financial year. 

The “Recover” Grant Aid programme will provide local organisations with the opportunity to seek financial assistance to support their recovery and reanimation of activities in line with the NI Executive’s five stage Coronavirus recovery plan."

Deadline
21/09/2020

More Information
https://www.fermanaghomagh.com/services/funding-and-grants/

Mid & East Antrim Borough Council - Grants Support Scheme
Description
The scheme is open on a rolling basis, subject to the availability of budget. The aim of the scheme will be to provide financial support through various grants categories for organisers of events as well as community groups, sports clubs, arts groups in the Borough undertaking projects which are of benefit to all of the citizens of Mid and East Antrim Borough area. Grants are available toward the following community-based projects including:

• Setting up of New Groups
• Equipment
• Public Liability Insurance
• Community Events
• Civic Representation

Deadline
Rolling

More Information
https://www.midandeastantrim.gov.uk/resident/grants/

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council - Response and Recovery Fund
Description
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, with support from the Department for Communities, The Executive Office (TEO) and Newry, Mourne & Down Policing and Community Safety Partnership (via the Department of Justice and the Northern Ireland Policing Board) has introduced a COVID Response and Recovery fund to support local communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. 

• COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery
• PCSP Community Safety and Support
• Suicide Prevention
• Good Relations

Note: General financial assistance programme is still operating according to website. This includes Community and sports facility capital schemes, community engagement, sports development and more. No deadline is listed for these grants.

Deadline
30/09/2020

More Information
https://www.newrymournedown.org/residents-grants-and-funding

Mid Ulster Borough Council Grants
Description
Grants are available for qualifying groups throughout the Mid Ulster Borough Council area. 

• Sports Representative (Individuals)
• Sports Representative (Teams)
• Good Relations

Deadline
Rolling

More Information
https://www.midulstercouncil.org/resident/grants/rolling-grants?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=df57fab17c-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-df57fab17c-1206422648

Causeway Coast & Glens Council - Building a United Community Fund 
Description
Grants are available to support Good Relations community projects in the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council area (max. £1,500). Guidance included.

Deadline
30/11/2020 at 12 noon

More Information
https://causeway.eformz.info/

The Percy Bilton Charity - Grants for Organisations
Description
Assistance is given to organisations and individuals assisting disadvantaged youth, people with disabilities, people with mental health problems and older people may apply for grants towards furnishings and equipment (excluding office items), building or refurbishment projects.

Deadline
Rolling

More Information
https://www.percy-bilton-charity.org/index.php?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=f39e65255f-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-f39e65255f-1206422647

Social Business Trust
Description
A package of professional business support and targeted grant funding is available for social enterprises across all sectors in the UK to help them grow and to achieve greater social impact.

Deadline
None specified

More Information
http://www.socialbusinesstrust.org/?utm_source=Sported%20Master%20List&utm_campaign=f39e65255f-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-f39e65255f-1206422647

Back Her Business
Description
Crowdfunder.co.uk in partnership with Ulster Bank is offering up to 50% of your fundraising target (max. £5,000) in grant funding, as well as coaching, mentoring and networking opportunities for successful project ideas. 

Deadline
None specified

More Information
https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/back-her-business?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=25b02fd5df-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-25b02fd5df-1206422648

Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council Grants
Description
"Grants are available for qualifying residents and groups throughout the Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council area and can be accessed and applied for through our Online Funding Hub. Open grants include: 

Community Small Grants 20-21
Leisure Grants Programme"

Deadline
Rolling

More Information
https://antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk/grants/?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=df57fab17c-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-df57fab17c-1206422647

Lisburn & Castlereagh Council - Seeding Grant
Description
For new and emerging Groups for set-up costs – to apply contact Community Services, Bridge Community Centre, [email protected].

Deadline
None Specified

More Information
https://www.castlereaghcommunity.co.uk/grants/?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=df57fab17c-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-df57fab17c-1206422647

Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council - Enterprise Fund
Description
The Enterprise Fund is about developing those recent start-up businesses that need assistance in taking the next step in their growth plan.  This may be funding towards a new piece of equipment, developing I.T. infrastructure, implementing a significant marketing campaign, product and design development and so forth. This fund is aimed at supporting businesses, with a track record of two years or less, to address barriers to growth using innovative approaches.  

Deadline
None Specified

More Information
https://www.causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk/grantsandfunding/enterprise-fund?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=df57fab17c-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-df57fab17c-1206422647

Henry Smith Charity - Main Grants - Strengthening Communities
Description
"Grants to support the running costs of small community-based organisations working in the most deprived areas of the UK to help people to make positive changes in their lives. (20k-60k)

The Charity understands that applicants' current services are likely to be affected by coronavirus/COVID-19 - applicants will detail how they would wish to deliver their services once the current government restrictions have been lifted."

Deadline 
None Specified

More Information
https://www.henrysmithcharity.org.uk/explore-our-grants-and-apply/strengthening-communities-grants/strengthening-communities-overview/?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=f39e65255f-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-f39e65255f-1206422647

The Percy Bilton Charity - Grants for Organisations
Description
Assistance is given to organisations and individuals assisting disadvantaged youth, people with disabilities, people with mental health problems and older people may apply for grants towards furnishings and equipment (excluding office items), building or refurbishment projects.

Deadline 
Rolling 

More Information
https://www.percy-bilton-charity.org/index.php?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=f39e65255f-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-f39e65255f-1206422647

Rank Foundation - Pebbles Grants
Description
Funding is available for charities and churches for projects that benefit UK residents in UK communities. (average grant: £1000)

Deadline
Rolling

More Information
https://rankfoundation.com/pebble-grants/?utm_source=Sported+Master+List&utm_campaign=f39e65255f-London_Funding_Bulletin_October_201610_5_2016_COPY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_86227d8202-f39e65255f-1206422647

On this page you will find helpful links/documents for Access NI queries. 

Access NI Guidance Notes and FAQs

AccessNI checks: Working with adults in the charity/voluntary sector

AccessNI checks: Working with children in the charity/voluntary sector

If you have any further queries, please contact British Gymnastics Customer Support team on 0345 129 7129 (Calls to an 0345 number are charged at a standard rate (calls from mobile phones may vary). Calls may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes) or via live chat which you can access on this website.

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