A sum of £6.5 million is to be invested in Scottish sport to increase participation, improve elite performances and deliver world-class facilities, Stewart Maxwell, the Communities and Sport Minister, announced today.
The full sportscotland press release is here.
The Royal Caledonian Curling Club is one of eleven sports governing bodies which jointly receive over £2 million. Curling's share is £391,500. This funding pays for a number of salaries at Cairnie House and programmes such as Curling's Cool and the new National Academy initiatives. More details are available on the RCCC website here.
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