The Multi-Facility Fund is a new capital grants programme managed and administered by Sport Northern Ireland. The programme is financed by National Lottery funds.
The proposed aims of the capital investment programme are:
The Multi-Facility Fund will prioritise projects that:
“Four or more different sports facility types located on a single site.”
An example of a multi-facility project could include a natural turf pitch; synthetic pitch, sports hall, and a fitness suite.
Who can apply?
Following submissions of a Stage 1 Applications, 39 projects have been shortlisted to proceed to Stage 2.
Only those applicants that have been notified that they have been successful at Stage 1 will be eligible to submit a Stage 2 Application.
What is the maximum award?
Grants range from £100,000 to £1,000,000.
The indicative programme budget will be c£6.75m.
THE STAGE 2 APPLICATION PROCESS OPENED ON 26 OCTOBER 2018
Completed application forms must be submitted to Sport Northern Ireland no later than Friday 22 March 2019 at 4pm. (Please note that this date has now been extended to Friday 24 May 2019 at 4pm
Click link below to access the online grant portal (Stage 1 successful applicants whom have been notified)
The Stage 2 Application process opened on 26th October 2018.
* Returning Applicants – Please click to resume
(For the applicants who have already started an application form.)
Please refer to Stage 2 Clarifications in the Guidance section
Stage 2 Workshop Presentation
Stage 2 Information & Guidance booklet
The following templates must be used with your Stage 2 Application.
Please note that alternative formats will not be accepted.
Sport Northern Ireland has hosted a number of Stage 2 Workshops throughout Northern Ireland to inform Stage 2 applicants of the details of the programme.
These sessions are only open to applicants that have been selected to proceed to Stage 2.
For further information on the Multi-Facility Fund please contact Sport Northern Ireland’s Capital team on 028 9038 1222 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org