Women in Sport Funding Announcement
Thursday 1 July 2021
Badminton Ireland welcome the announcement from Sport Ireland regarding the Women in Sport Funding Programme for two years 2021 and 2022. This investment aims to support NGBs and enhance all aspects of female involvement across the Women in Sport policy target areas namely, Coaching & Officiating, Active Participation, Leadership & Governance and Visibility.
Badminton Ireland CEO David McGill had this to say about the funding announcement, “Badminton Ireland are delighted by the continued support for our WIS programme by Sport Ireland. After such a prolonged period of inactivity, this funding will allow us to expand our programme effectively as Indoor Sport returns”.
Badminton Ireland Women in Sport Lead Sarah O'Donoghue added, "Badminton Ireland have made great strides in increasing female participation and hope that the funding received by Sport Ireland will help us to continue this work."