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A CLUB FOR ALL SEASONS 2020 - DEVELOPMENT PLAN

At St. Sylvester’s, we have the ambition to build a first–class sports campus in Broomfield that matches the expectations & ambitions of our players and which reaches our needs as a fast-growing Club. Our vision is to develop a new facility designed to bring the majority of our games and playing activities into one centralised area at Broomfield Pitches where there is much potential.

ST. SYLVESTER’S GAA DEVELOPMENT PLAN

 A CLUB FOR ALL SEASONS 2020

 At St. Sylvester’s, we have the ambition to build a first–class sports campus in Broomfield that matches the expectations & ambitions of our players and which reaches our needs as a fast-growing Club.

 OUR CLUB IS GROWING!

We are seeing constant growth in our Club in the past couple of years. Membership has increased year on year by up to 10%.  We are seeing particularly strong growth in our juvenile and ladies/girls sections.  We recognise that this growth needs continued investment in our playing, social and other sporting facilities to both meet this new demand, and also drive further growth in membership numbers.

PROGRESS SO FAR:

Our vision is to develop a new facility designed to bring the majority of our games and playing activities into one centralised area at Broomfield Pitches where there is much potential.  We have already begun developing with significant investment in the past three years funded solely by Sports Capital Grants, Club fund-raising events and a number of very generous benefactors from the local community:

2015                Improvements to changing rooms, gym & training area

2013-’16          Development of the new Ball Wall

2017                Installation of Floodlights on Pitch

 Ball Wall

WHAT’S NEXT?

With the installation of new floodlighting to Pitch 2 at Broomfield we have taken the vital first step to begin an All-Weather surfaced facility that can allow both training and the playing of games uninterrupted by wet weather through Autumn and Winter. This is particularly important for our growing number of young players whose progress is being constrained by the lack of such facilities.  We hope that, with agreement and the funds needed, development can begin in early summer of 2019.New Pitch 2 vision

How Will It Be Funded?

A key principle of the Project is to continue development of club infrastructure on a debt free basis. To achieve this we need to have access to €650k of funding before we can commit to the development.

To begin, the Club has submitted an application for support funding of €150k under the 2017 Sports Capital Grants Programme which is due to be allocated later this year.  If we are successful, we will still need to begin an extensive programme to fund-raise for the remaining €500k by late 2018.  We will activate a programme of fundraising events over the coming two years to reach this target:

 

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

 MAKE A FINANCIAL DONATION:

 If you would like to discuss the project and how to make a donation please contact a Committee member or speak with your Team Lead Mentor.

 The Finance Act 2002 provides for a scheme of tax relief for donations to an approved sports body for the funding of approved projects. The Revenue Commissioners have recognised St. Sylvester’s GAA Club as an Approved Sports Body and the Broomfield All Weather Pitch Developent is recognised as an Approved Project.  Tax relief is available on donations of at least €250.  The Club would welcome donations of any amount and the bigger the donation, the bigger the tax benefit.

The tax benefit is received by the Club at no additional cost to you.

 Patronage Scheme – Tax Relief Approved

Tax relief will significantly enhance the impact of contributions made to the scheme by both individuals and by organisations.

Tax Relief will significantly enhance the impact of contributions made to the scheme by both individuals and organisations. The following examples assume personal donors are 40% taxpayers:

VAT relief examples

 

WAYS TO DONATE:

1.BANK TRANSFER

St Sylvesters GAA Club Broomfield 2020

A/c: 42375859

Sort Code: 93 25 23

IBAN:IE 81 AIBK 932523 42375859

BIC: AIBKIE2D

2. CHEQUE MADE PAYABLE TO St. SYLVESTERS GAA CLUB

3. ONLINE : 

Your Donations can be paid online here by Credit Card, Debit Card (such as Laser).

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SUPPORT OUR INITIATIVES.

 

We hope you will agree that we have a challenging, but very exciting couple of years ahead to deliver on our ambitious plan to develop the Club’s facilities at Broomfield.  You can provide feedback through email , web www.sylvestersgaa.ie or at a meeting with the committee.

 

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