Sports clubs across Cranbourne are being urged to apply for a share of millions of dollars in funding available to buy equipment and uniforms, boost administrative skills and improve operations.
Cranbourne MP Pauline Richards has announced applications are open for the State Government’s 2020-21 Sporting Club Grants Program.
The grants provide clubs up to $1000 for new uniforms and equipment, up to $5000 for training coaches, officials and volunteers, up to $5000 to improve club operational effectiveness and up to $5000 to help sports get back on their feet after the pandemic.
They will help people of all ages and abilities take part in grassroots sport, no matter where they live and are a great boost for clubs who are looking to get back on track following Covid-19 restrictions.
The Sporting Club Grants Program is part of the Government’s commitment to make sport more accessible and inclusive, stimulate local economies, build sustainable sport and recreation and volunteer opportunities and increase local participation.
Since coming to office, the Government has provided more than 4950 sporting club with grants totalling more than $6.8 million.
“The Sporting Club Grants Program is giving clubs in Cranbourne the support they need to grow their ranks and help more people than ever play the sports they love,” said Ms Richards.
“I encourage all our local clubs in Cranbourne to grasp this opportunity and apply.”
For more information on the grants and how to apply go to sport.vic.gov.au/grants-and-funding/our-grants/sporting-club-grants-program.