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Online Safeguarding Level 1 - Expression of Interest

Badminton Ireland are currently exploring the option of delivering Safeguarding Level 1 Training online for our affiliated members.

This is a 3 hour workshop, which given the current restrictions, we are unable to deliver in a face-to-face setting.

Safeguarding Level 1 is the minimum requirement for our Safeguarding Officers,  and also is an essential training for anyone working with Children and Young People.

In order to register your interest in completing this course, please fill in your details on the form below.

This form will be open until 4pm on the 31st July. 

Badminton Ireland Online Safeguarding Level 1 Training - Expression of Interest Form

If we do not receive sufficient interest to deliver the training, we will continue to adhere to the guidelines currently being recommended by Sport Ireland.

The Safeguarding Training guidelines are available under the Covid-19 Resources section of the Badminton Ireland website.

If you have any questions on this, please do not hesitate to contact our National Governance Officer, Conor Fadian, on his email below:

cfadian@badmintonireland.com

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Sport Ireland Funding

In June, Sport Ireland welcomed an announcement from Ministers Shane Ross and Brendan Griffin that there was going to be €70 million of new funding for National Governing Bodies of Sport, Local Sports Partnerships and sports clubs in response to COVID-19. 

The funding announcement specified that:

- Funding up to €40 million would go towards the three main field sport organisations - the FAI, the GAA and the IRFU

- a Resilience Fund of up to €10 million will go towards supporting National Governing Bodies of Sport

- a Sports Club Resilience Fund of up to €15 million would go towards supporting sports club

- a Sports Restart and Renewal Fund of up to €15 million

All applications need to be sent to Badminton Ireland as the clubs National Governing Body (NGB).

To apply for the Sports Club Resilience Fund, clubs MUST:

- Be affiliated with their NGB

- They must be able to demonstrate that they are in need of assistance to avoid closing

- They must be in good standing with their NGB 

Badminton Ireland would strongly recommend that all clubs who wish to apply for this fund once it is made available should begin to put appropriate documentation together. If your club should require any assistance, contact development@badmintonireland.com when the funding applications become available. Badminton Ireland expect that applications will be open from the end of July but a further announcement will be made.

For further information on Sport Ireland's announcement please click here.

If clubs wish to register their interest for this funding opportunity, please click the button below.

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