Please select your home edition
Edition

Application process for COVID Recovery Programme for Northern Ireland Sports Organisations now open

by Emma Blee 8 Jan 15:04 GMT
Application process for COVID Recovery Programme for Sports Organisations now open © RYA Northern Ireland

The Covid Recovery Programme for Sports Organisations is now open for applications with a closing date of 12 noon on 28 January 2022.

The programme will support eligible Northern Ireland organisations which have been negatively affected by the pandemic in the financial year 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022; and which have a financial operating deficit during that period which is attributable in full or in part to Covid.

Application and information/guidance

The application portal can be accessed here or visit here.

This should provide a log in screen for applicants to enter email and a password.

Please note the latter link has all guidance notes and information.

Information sessions

Sport NI will present two information sessions through ZOOM on Monday 17 January and Wednesday 19 January 2022 from 6.30-7.30pm. To register interest to attend, please email

NICVA will hold two information sessions (The content is the same for both so you only need to attend one.) Register for session one on 10 January 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm OR session two on 12 January 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm.

Further details

Programme specific queries can be sent by email to

Full information, including guidance notes can be found on the SportNI website.

Related Articles

RYA NI Youth Championships at Carrickfergus
More than 137 sailors took to the water Excitement was in the air at Carrickfergus Sailing Club as more than 137 of Northern Ireland's Youth and Junior sailors took to the water to compete in the RYA Northern Ireland Youth Championships. Posted on 1 Oct 2021
First session of RYA Northern Ireland Youth Forum
Enthusiastic young sailors take part at Ballyholme Yacht Club A group of enthusiastic young sailors have come together for the first meeting of RYA Northern Ireland's Youth Forum at Ballyholme Yacht Club. Posted on 1 Oct 2021
RYA Northern Ireland Youth Championships
137 youth and junior sailors take part at Carrickfergus Excitement was in the air at Carrickfergus Sailing Club this weekend as more than 137 of Northern Ireland's Youth and Junior sailors took to the water to compete in the RYA Northern Ireland Youth Championships. Posted on 14 Sep 2021
Surprise awards for Ballyholme YC volunteer
Kate Pounder is celebrating after she received two prestigious awards Ballyholme's Kate Pounder is celebrating after she received two prestigious awards recognising her dedication to sailing and boating. Posted on 29 Aug 2021
Ryan Seaton retires from sailing
Almost 30 years of sailing for the two-time Olympic sailor Two-time Olympic sailor Ryan Seaton has announced his retirement after almost 30 years of competing. Seaton, who is originally from Carrickfergus, represented Ireland at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London in the 49er alongside Matt McGovern. Posted on 29 May 2021
RYA Northern Ireland return to sport update
A return to racing from 23 April, albeit with numbers restricted to 100 RYA Northern Ireland has updated its Return to Boating webpage with all relevant guidance for clubs, centres and participants. Posted on 23 Apr 2021
RYA Northern Ireland Youth Forum event
Dedicated young people celebrated A group of inspirational young leaders who took part in RYA Northern Ireland's Youth Forum have come together for a celebration event, marking the progress they have made during an extraordinary year. Posted on 20 Apr 2021
RYA Northern Ireland - Return to sport update
We still await the issuing of the regulations and guidance from the department Restrictions for outdoor activity are set to ease from 1 April 2021. This is very welcome news and follows on from engagement with the Minister of Communities, who has continued to be an advocate for sport and outdoor activity. Posted on 26 Mar 2021
Northern Ireland sailors battling for final spots
At the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games Three Northern Ireland sailors are all battling for a place at the Olympic Games with qualification events taking place in the next few weeks. Posted on 22 Mar 2021
RYA NI seeks clarity on red diesel implications
or recreational boaters in Northern Ireland Hundreds of recreational boat owners in Northern Ireland could be affected by an HM Treasury decision outlining that from June they will be required to use white diesel instead of red. Posted on 6 Mar 2021