"Over the last eighteen years the National Grant Scheme funding has supported and empowered thousands of groups of older people to get more active more often", says Brendan Griffin TD, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport
What is the Go for Life Grants Scheme?
The Go for Life Grant Scheme offers financial supports – provided by Sport Ireland – to local clubs, groups and organisations, nationwide who promote increased participation in recreational sport or physical activity for older people.
How does it work?
This national grant scheme aims to assist in the implementation of locally-developed, well-planned activity and sport initiatives. In particular, the scheme is aimed at:-
In 2018, €300,000 was awarded in grants all over Ireland. Each grant awarded ranged between €140 and €1,400 with the average grant being €290.
What will be awarded?
How can I get involved?
The Go for Life Grant Scheme is now open for applications.
You can request an application form by contacting Go for Life at Age and Opportunity here
You can post the form to our address (details in the application form) or you can send the completed form by email. If emailing your form it is not necessary to send a hard copy by post as well.
Please note, whether emailed or posted completed application forms must be received by 12 noon on Friday 27 September 2019.
Late applications will not be considered. It is the responsibility of grant applicants to ensure that grant forms are received on time with all details completed. Note that due to the volume of applications we cannot acknowledge receipt of postal applications.
For information speak to our Go for Life team on 01 8057733 or by email