It's part of a collaboration between Age & Opportunity and Sport Ireland
Over €23,000 is being granted to midlands groups to get older people moving.
It's part of a collaboration between Age & Opportunity and Sport Ireland - and will see 82 groups in the region benefit from the funding.
Just over €7,000 is going to 25 groups in Laois and 23 groups in Offaly - to promote physical activity among senior citizens.
Almost €9,000 is being allocated to 34 Westmeath groups.
In total, €300,000 is going to active retirement groups, men's sheds and sports clubs around the country.