This is an opportunity for Irish golf clubs to seek money for specific works/upgrades. The funding will be restricted to certain areas as the SCP aims to foster an integrated and planned approach to developing sports and physical recreation facilities throughout the country. But the opportunities are still there.
In particular, the SCP's objectives are to:
Michael Ring TD, Minister of State for Tourism & Sport, officially launched the SCP today.
“More than a thousand organisations have registered already and there is only limited time available for other sports clubs to apply. The 2012 Programme was a huge success but demand outstripped supply, with €7.50 sought for every €1 available. That’s why it’s vital for clubs and groups applying for the 2014 scheme to get registered immediately and start filling out the online form now to give themselves the best chance of making a good application,” Minister Ring said.
A Tax Registration Number (TRN) is required for all clubs/organisations wishing to register on OSCAR. The TRN is the unique identifier and user name for logging into the system. It is not permitted for clubs to use the TRN number of your National Governing Body.
It is strongly recommended that those wishing to apply for funding under the 2014 SCP register asap, but no later than 7th February 2014. To register for OSCAR, go to https://www.sportscapitalprogramme.ie/.
- Friday 17th January 2014 - The 2014 Sports Capital Programme will be open for applications from 12 noon.
- Friday 7th February 2014 - Organisations must register by 5pm.
- Friday 28th February 2014 - The deadline for applications is 5pm.