The Go for Life Small Grant Scheme for Sport and Physical Activity for older people is now open. The scheme is aimed at encouraging older people to get active and is used by groups and clubs all over Ireland to buy equipment, run sports events or try new activities. Last year over 1,000 groups and organisations availed of this opportunity. Each grant awarded this year will be between €250 and €700.
Last year 124 groups from County Cork received Go for Life Grants
The Small Grant Scheme is a joint initiative between Age & Opportunity’s Go for Life programme and the Irish Sports Council. This year, €300,000 will be allocated to groups and clubs all over Ireland.
The closing date for applications is Friday, 26 September 2014. Application forms are available on the Age & Opportunity website www.ageandopportunity.ie or from the Go for Life office on 01 805 7733.