Club Development Initiative


The Club Development Initiative has been available to all Development Officers (DO) since it's introduction in September 2017. The aim of this initiative is to provide regular communication between the Badminton Ireland Development Officer and the DO's within clubs. Essentially the initiative gives clubs valuable information on topics like Club Structures, Garda Vetting & Safeguarding and Attracting New Members. Please see below for the development editions previously sent out to DO's.

If your club have a Development Officer please email to receive the Club Development Initiative.


Edition 1: Garda Vetting & Safeguarding


Edition 2: Benefits of Social Media for Clubs

a) Facebook

b) Twitter

c) Instagram


Edition 3:

3.1 Club Structures

3.2 Club Constituion

3.3 Board Roles


Edition 4: Press Releases

a) Top 10 Tops for Writing a Press Release

b) Draft Press Release

c) How to Issue a Press Release


Edition 5: National Badminton Week

a) National Badminton Week

b) Irish Open 2017

c) 60 Second Challenge


Edition 6: Events & Leagues


Edition 7: Generating Income

7.1 Generating Income for your club- Fundraising initiatives

7.2 Generating Income for your club- Sponsorship Proposals (Template & Considerations, Rejections)

7.3 Available Grants (Grant Information, Sports Grants Descriptions)


Edition 8: Creating Club-School Links

a) Developing Club-School Link

b) Benefits for your club/ school


Edition 9: Attracting New Members


Edition 10: Developing a Club Plan

a) Club Development Plan Poster


Edition 11: Creating Links with Local Sports Partnerships (LSP's)