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The IFA Inclusive Clubs Funding Programme – Disability or Women’s Clubs


Introduction:

The IFA through the Community Foundation are delighted to open a new Inclusive Clubs Programme.  The Inclusive Clubs Programme is aimed at supporting football clubs, registered with the IFA, who are developing a disability or women’s section, and who wish to encourage participation from everyone in society, particularly those most marginalised, and including the BME community, as well as those with a disability.

 

Eligibility:

Who can apply?

Applications are invited from eligible (registered with the IFA) Disability or Women’s Clubs – Mainstream Clubs who are starting or developing an already existing Disability or Women’s section.

Size of Grant:

Grants available: Up to £1,000

What can be supported?

Options for applications may include:

IFA Level 1 Coaching Disabled footballers Award – £40pp – Open to All Clubs

IFA Level 1 – £240pp – Open to All Clubs

UK Disability Inclusion in Sport Course (Disability Sport NI) – £80pp – Open to All Clubs

6 Session Mentoring – £120 – Open to Clubs starting a Disability Section only

£300 Facility Support – Open to All Clubs

£300 Equipment Support – Open to All Clubs

OCN football Administration – £220 per person

Tournament planning (how to run, pre-planning, fixtures, facility booking, clubs registering interest, risk assessment etc.) – £50 – open to all clubs

Media Training – £80 per person – open to all clubs

IFA Level 2 Coaching Disability Footballers Award- £150

Safe guarding course – £25

Child welfare- £25

First Aid- £50

 

Notes:

  • All receipts must match the funding awarded at the end of the funding period.
  • We will particularly reward clubs who can demonstrate clear policy against racism and sectarianism and links with BME participation. This should be clear and detailed within the Equality Policy and added as a supporting document to the online application.

 

There are some general things that our grant aid cannot be used for:

  • The Community Foundation will not fund organisations or activities which promote causes that are contrary to our purposes. Causes and activities that are contrary to our purposes include, but may not be limited to, those outlined in our investment policy. We will not therefore fund organisations or activities which we determine are linked to the promotion of armaments, alcohol, human rights abuses, tobacco or pornography.

In addition the fund will not support:

  • Applications from Individuals
  • Salary Costs
  • Trips outside Northern Ireland, holidays away, and one-off residentials
  • Funding for projects that have already started
  • Promotion of religion or party political activity

Closing dates and awarding of grants:

The fund will be open for applications from 9:00am on 24th September 2019 and will close at 1:00pm on 11th November 2019.

  • You are a locally based not-for-profit, voluntary or community club working in Northern Ireland, and registered with the IFA
  • You have an active management committee
  • You have a current in credit bank account in the name of your organisation
  • You have up to date annual accounts
  • You have complied with the conditions of previous grants including submission of monitoring returns.

If you are unsure about any of the above text or have any other queries then please contact the Grants Team via e-mail applications@communityfoundationni.org


Closing Date: Nov 11, 2019 13:00

Nov 11, 2019 13:00

  • Area:

  • Northern Ireland

  • Grant size:

  • Up to £1,000

  • Priorities:

  • Provision of small grants to support eligible Disability or Women’s Clubs - Mainstream Clubs who are starting or developing an already existing Disability or Women’s section.

Ready To Apply?

Apply Now

Apply Here

The fund will be open for applications from 9:00am on 24th September 2019 and will close at 1:00pm on 11th November 2019.

Apply online by clicking here

Apply Here

Who to speak to

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Grants Team

If you are unsure about any of the above, or have any other queries, then please contact the Grants Team
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Grants Team

If you are unsure about any of the above, or have any other queries, then please contact the Grants Team

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