Sport Unit 1 - Sports Capital Programmes Division

Functions of the Sports Capital Unit

The Unit has responsibility for:

  • The administration of the Sports Capital Programme which is part funded from the proceeds of the National Lottery;
  • The administration of the Local Authority Swimming Pool Programme which is funded by the Exchequer;
  • The administration of the Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund (LSSIF) which is funded by the Exchequer;
  • Processing applications from certified sports bodies seeking approval of sports capital projects, under Section 41 of the Finance Act 2002, to allow for tax relief to be claimed against donations received to offset costs. Tax Relief for Donations to Certain Sports Bodies

Enquiries regarding the Sports Capital Programme, Local Authority Swimming Pool Programme and Tax Relief for Donations can be made by calling the phone number matching your enquiry from the list in the ‘contact us’ section.