Free equipment and training for Sports Clubs

The CLEAR Project, in conjunction with the Public Health Agency, are offering constituted, voluntary sector sports clubs in the Western Trust area the opportunity to avail of training which will help them support their members and get £300 worth of relevant sports equipment for the club.
In order to receive this aid Clubs must:

  • Be a constituted voluntary sector sports clubs and enclose copy of this document and a list of committee members;

  • Have a bank or building society account in the name of the club;

  • Be appropriately insured or prepared to obtain appropriate insurance if awarded;

  • Enclose the most recent annual accounts or statement of income and expenditure which must be approved and signed by an office-holder;

  • Operate within the Western Trust area;

  • Have a significant impact upon or involvement from their local community;

  • Have a minimum of five members* attend SafeTALK training.  Please note this must be 5 members who have not previously attended safeTALK; 

  • Attendance at Mental Health First Aid training; (Optional)

Equipment requested should help the club develop activities that meet the needs of the local community and support the delivery of the Five Ways to Well Being, simple steps to improve your mental health through the themes of ‘Connect’, ‘Be active’, ‘Take Notice’, ‘Keep Learning’ and ‘Give’.
Clubs will be asked to seek out a quote for the equipment, pay the chosen supplier directly and then submit original invoices relating to the purchase of the equipment to claim back the finance.  If the Club does not have the finances, then requests for advance payment will be considered on a case by case basis. 

*who have a significant input in / involvement / role with the club

Any relevant club within the Western Trust area can apply for the funding however preference will be given to:

  • Groups operating in the top 20% most disadvantaged Super output areas.

  • Those with lower capacity.

Please note: Funding award will not be released until members have completed safeTALK training; All training must be completed by Tuesday 5th February 2019.  

To apply, please read the information below and complete an application form by clicking on the links below: 

  1. Sports Grant Flyer 

  2. Application form 

  3. MHFA Flyer with dates 

  4. Process for purchase of Sports Equipment 

  5. safeTALK Flyer with dates 

  6. List SOA’s 

  7. Take 5 Flyer 

  8. Sports Coaches – Booking form 

Closed: Tuesday 11th December 2018 at 12 noon

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