Two grassroots sport clubs and organisations in Narre Warren South are set to bolster their coaching skills, administration expertise, or score new sports equipment thanks to a share in more than $7,600 from the Victorian Government.
Member for Narre Warren South Gary Maas MP, today announced the latest successful applicants from Narre Warren South of the current round of the Victorian Government’s Sporting Club Grants Program.
The grants provide clubs with up to $1,000 for new uniforms and equipment, up to $5,000 for training coaches, officials and volunteers, up to $5,000 to improve club operational effectiveness and up to $5,000 to help sports get back on their feet after the pandemic.
Grant recipients include Narre South Cricket Club which scored $1,000 for new uniforms and first aid supplies and $2,000 for additional equipment to minimise sharing, while Narre South Saints Football Netball Club will be receiving $4,650 for strategic planning of their organisation, structure, sponsorship and marketing.
The Sporting Club Grants Program is part of the Victorian 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 as coronavirus restrictions are lifted.
Since 2014, the Victorian Government has provided more than 5150 sporting club grants totalling more than $7 million to clubs across the state.
For more information on the grants, visit http://www.sport.vic.gov.au/grants-and-funding/our-grants/sporting-club-grants-program
Quotes attributable to Minister for Community Sport, Ros Spence MP:
"We’re proud to provide this boost that opens up a range of opportunities on and off the field for clubs and their members.”
“Congratulations our latest batch of grant recipients and I look forward to seeing a new generation of local champions get their chance to take their sports to a whole new level.”
Quotes attributable to Member for Narre Warren South, Gary Maas MP:
"Grassroots sports clubs are the life blood of our community where passion, support, activity, and social interaction all occur to bring us together.”
“The Sporting Clubs Grants Program will help Narre South Cricket Club and Narre South Saints Football Netball Club grow their ranks with more people getting involved in the sports they love.”
“I would like to thank all our local clubs and supporters who have kept their clubs going through difficult circumstances and their desire to keep our community moving is to be admired.”
9 June 2021