NGB Investment

A key focus of Sport Ireland is to assist NGBs to develop sustainable and effective structures with the aim of increasing numbers of participants and volunteers in sport and ensuring long term sustainability of NGBs. To this end, Sport Ireland invests in NGBs in line with its strategic priorities. 

2019 saw an increase in the overall core funding budget for the NGB sector with funding increasing from €10.845 to €12.845 million. This increase in investment provides an opportunity for Sport Ireland to further strengthen the NGB sector to deliver on both Sport Ireland's strategic objectives and those identified in the governments sports policy. 

 

NGB Funding

National Governing Body

2018 

2019

Special Olympics Ireland

1,200,000

1,200,000

Special Olympics World Games

-

180,000

Athletics Ireland

887,000

950,000

Swim Ireland

827,000

910,000

Horse Sport Ireland

775,000

875,000

Basketball Ireland

598,000

695,000

Irish Athletic Boxing Association

432,000

475,000

Ladies Gaelic Football Association

400,000

450,000

Cricket Ireland

355,000

450,000

Tennis Ireland

353,000

425,000

The Camogie Association

395,000

395,000

Irish Sailing Association

323,000

385,000

Badminton Ireland

320,000

365,000

Cycling Ireland

305,000

350,000

Hockey Ireland

260,000

325,000

Gymnastics Ireland

230,000

320,000

National Community Games

284,000

315,000

Rowing Ireland

210,000

300,000

Confederation of Golf in Ireland

233,000

300,000

Irish Wheelchair Association Sport

240,000

275,000

Canoeing Ireland

205,000

250,000

Mountaineering Ireland

193,000

225,000

Volleyball Association of Ireland

185,000

200,000

Triathlon Ireland

108,000

180,000

Irish Squash

160,000

180,000

Motor Sport Ireland

137,000

160,000

Table Tennis Ireland

107,000

107,000

GAA Handball Ireland

90,000

100,000

Irish Judo Association

70,000

85,000

Irish Surfing Association

64,000

75,000

Pitch and Putt Union of Ireland

63,000

75,000

ROI Billiards & Snooker Association

63,000

70,000

Irish Underwater Council

60,000

70,000

Deaf Sports Ireland

61,000

65,000

Irish Orienteering Association

45,000

65,000

Irish Martial Arts Commission

45,000

60,000

Fencing Ireland

27,000

55,000

Motor Cycling Ireland

48,000

48,000

Irish Clay Target Shooting Association

36,000

45,000

Vision Sports Ireland

35,000

45,000

Irish Olympic Handball Association

35,000

45,000

Irish Tug of War Association

22,000

40,000

Irish Tenpin Bowling Association

27,000

35,000

Bowling League of Ireland

24,000

30,000

Irish American Football Association

23,000

30,000

Weightlifting Ireland

-

30,000

Bol Chumann na hÉireann

20,000

30,000

Irish Waterski & Wakeboard Federation

20,000

25,000

Irish Taekwondo Union

9,000

25,000

Baton Twirling Sport Association of Ireland

16,000

20,000

Racquetball Association of Ireland

15,000

20,000

Irish Amateur Wrestling Association

15,000

20,000

Archery Ireland

12,000

15,000

Rugby League Ireland

11,000

15,000

Speleological Union of Ireland

10,000

15,000

Angling Council of Ireland

10,000

15,000

Croquet Association of Ireland

5,000

10,000

Horseshoe Pitchers Association of Ireland

5,000

10,000

Irish Ice Hockey Association

-

10,000

Karate Ireland - ONAKAI

6,000

6,000

     

Special Projects & Programmes

126,000

299,000

     
     

National Aero Club of Ireland

5,000

-

Ice Skating Association of Ireland

-

-

Trout Anglers Association of Ireland

   
     

Total

10,845,000

12,845,000