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Sport NI Hardship Fund

Please see below a link to a funding opportunity for all Handball Clubs in the six counties. 

Sport NI in partnership with the Department for Communities are delighted to announce the re-opening of the Sports Hardship Fund; to help sports clubs and other organisations delivering sporting activities, who are experiencing financial hardship.

Fund Details

The application form should take no ore than ten minutes to complete. Summary details below.


What we’ll fund

The fund has been developed to help sport and physical recreation organisations meet their obligations, in particular fixed costs, which are no longer supported with revenue as a result of coronavirus. This might cover expenditure on:

  • Rent/Lease Payments
  • Heat
  • Light
  • Utilities
  • Water Rates
  • Essential Grounds/Facilities maintenance (to maintain a state of readiness)
  • Some Insurance (essential building/contents insurance, public liability, pro rata)

How much we’ll fund

Up to £2,000 for costs incurred from 1st April 2020.

Deadline: 12 noon on Wednesday 5th August 2020.