Canoeing Ireland would like to invite clubs to apply for a small grant to support current female members in your club with progressing their skills. Please read the following information before applying.

The aim of the ‘Bridge the Gap Paddle to Progress’ programmes are to:

  1. Running either a refresher or skills progression style course for female club members.
  2. More advanced female club member(s) to lead or assist in leading the course.
  3. Funding allocated through this programme is used by the club to sponsor the female club member(s) who volunteer to lead/assist in the running of the course(s) on their instructor/coach pathway.

Examples of how this may be used:

  • towards instructor training/assessment
  • towards coach training/assessment
  • towards skills training/assessment
  • split the funding to subsidise costs of the above examples for multiple female members

Applications Deadline is Monday 6th June, and the result of the application will be released Friday 10th June.

Please fill in the form below to apply for the Bridge the Gap Paddle to Progress Programme. If you have any questions please contact Emer Carton: emer@canoe.ie / 086 068 1313

Application Form