Sport Northern Ireland is the leading public body of sport in Northern Ireland, with an aim to "a culture of lifelong enjoyment and success in sport".
Sport Northern Ireland uses money raised by National Lottery players and Government to support projects that will increase participation in sport and physical activity, enhance the sporting performance of individuals and groups, and improve the way that sport is delivered in Northern Ireland.
Grants awarded by Sport Northern Ireland range in size from a few hundred pounds to buy new sporting equipment, to a few million pounds to build new sports facilities!
As well as awarding funding, Sport Northern Ireland also operates Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, and funds and manages the Sports Institute Northern Ireland (SINI), in partnership with the University of Ulster.
To find out more about Sport Northern Ireland visit their website: http://www.sportni.net/
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