Sport NI has launched a new funding programme as part of Supporting Sport to Build Back Better, a multi-strand approach to support the sporting system as a long-term strategic response to the impact of Covid-19 on sport across Northern Ireland. For further details on Build Back Better and its strands click here
Project Reboot: Team Up was launched within the innovation strand of Build Back Better. It is designed to enable grant investment in new and innovative projects intended to support the engagement and re-engagement of participants into sport from 1st April 2021 - 31st March 2022 with a focus on partnership and engagement aimed at sports clubs and organisations enabling sport.
To be eligible to apply organisations must be one of the following:
• A constituted sports club which is affiliated to a governing body of sport recognised by Sport NI (you can find the most recent list of recognised governing bodies on our website at SNI Recognised Governing Bodies).
• A community/voluntary sector organisation that delivers or enables sport and/or physical recreation as your primary activity. Sports and activities must be recognised by Sport NI.
•A charitable trust that delivers or enables sport and/or physical recreation as your primary activity. Sports and activities must be recognised by Sport NI.
Further details on the Project Re-Boot Team-Up programme, including the information and guidance, can be found on the Sport NI website http://www.sportni.net/supporting-sport-to-build-back-better-project-reboot-team-up/.
|1. Project Re-Boot: Team-Up|
|We will support projects and initiatives within clubs and communities that are creative and innovative. We are encouraging the lead partner to work collaboratively with others toengage or re-engage people into sport. We will focus particularly on people from groups who have been especially impacted by Covid-19. Applications will be invited in January 2021,requesting support from £10,000-£25,000 for projects to be delivered from 1st April 2021to 31st March 2022. There is no requirement for Partnership Funding, but project totals canbe more than £25k should additional funding be available from other sources (including in-kind support)|
|2. Project Re-Boot: Activate|
|We will support medium scale projects and initiatives that are creative and innovative. We are encouraging the lead partner to work collaboratively with others to engage or re-engage people into sport. We will focus particularly on people from groups who have been especially impacted by Covid-19.
It is anticipated that this strand will be launched in the Spring of 2021, for a maximum award of £5,000. Applicants should be aware that partnership funding is a likely requirement for this investment strand. All projects to be delivered by 31st March 2022.
|3. Project Re-Boot: Sport Local|
|We will support micro projects and initiatives that are relatively short term in their delivery and are aimed at engaging and re-engaging participants most impacted by Covid-19 at club and its local community. There is no requirement for partnership funding with grants available from £500 to £1,000.
Applications will be invited from clubs open for applications in early summer for projects to be delivered by 31st March 2022.