Consell announces grants for outstanding individual athletes in 2021

The Formentera Office of Sports is pleased to report that the current issue of the Official Gazette of the Balearic Islands (Butlletí Oficial de les Illes Balears, BOIB) includes information about the recently approved terms of aid for individuals who stood out in athletic achievement in 2021. Interested athletes have until 11 March to submit their applications at the Citizen Information Office (Oficina d'Atenció a la Ciutadania, OAC) and the Virtual Citizen Information Office (OVAC).

€25,000 in aid

A total of €25,000 is available in aid, with individual athletes eligible for as much as €5,000. Grants will be determined based on the activities and competitions that applicants participated in between 1 January and 31 December 2021, as well as events and projects planned in 2022. Only individual categories and group categories of an individual sport will be weighed.

Paula Ferrer, Councillor of Sports, said that "this grant supports acclaimed athletes for their performances at the regional, national and international level". She added that it was necessary to regulate this aid to "in some way compensate our athletes for their financial sacrifices and personal effort ".

24 February 2022
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera