The Oisin McGrath Foundation


The Foundation provides financial support to young people who demonstrate exceptional commitment and/or ability in the world of sport but may be held back by their financial situation from pursuing their goals.

The Fund will accept applications from Individuals or Groups;

The applicants must be between 11 and 18 years of age and residents in Fermanagh or surrounding area;

Potential areas of support include:

-           Bursaries to assist individuals develop their sporting potential
-           Support sporting activities and events which will develop skills and potential in young people
-           In exceptional circumstances the Foundation will provide financial support towards the provision of equipment to support a sport organisation expand their activities to increase levels of participation.

Those receiving bursary awards will receive a one-off payment paid directly by the Fund;

Grants will not be considered retrospectively.

The Administrators meet annually in November each year;

Priority will be given to those who in the opinion of the panel are in the greatest need of support;

The decision of the Administrators is final.


Closing date for receipt of applications – 12 noon Friday 22nd March 2024

Return completed applications to:

The Oisín McGrath Foundation
The Fermanagh Trust
Fermanagh House
Broadmeadow Place
BT74 7HR

or email:


The Fermanagh Trust will not discuss, or fund applications submitted by professional fundraising consultants on behalf of local groups. We are committed to building the capacity of grass roots organisation's and are here to help voluntary committee members directly.



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