The Agitos Foundation, the International Paralympic Committee’s development arm, launched the fifth edition of its Grant Support Programme (GSP) on Thursday (1 June) making EUR 650,000 available for Para sport development projects. Grants of up to EUR 40,000 have been made available for IPC members for awareness campaigns, education, training of coaches, classifiers and technical officials, research projects and equipment in both summer and winter sports.
Projects should also mainstream the importance of gender equality and athletes with high support needs. Successful projects must start after 1 October 2017 and conclude before 30 September 2018. The online portal for applications will be available for submissions from Thursday 1 June 2017 00:00 (GMT+1) until Friday 14 July 2017 23:59 (GMT+1). Successful projects will be announced on 10 September 2017. The guidelines and instructions on how to apply for the 2017 Agitos Foundation Grant Support Programme have been published here.