SPORTS GRANTS FOR THE WEST - 18/06/2021 Main Image

18 June 2021

14 grassroots sport clubs and organisations in the Western Metropolitan Region are set to bolster their coaching skills, administration expertise, or score new sports equipment thanks to a share in more than $23,000 from the Victorian Government.

Congratulations to the latest successful applicants from the western metropolitan region in 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 and enrich their local sporting communities 

Grant recipients include:

  • Newport Calisthenics Club Incorporated
  • Buckley Park Bowls Club Incorporated
  • John's Uniting Netball Club
  • Balmoral Football Club
  • Northern Gateway Bowls Region
  • Keilor Park and Districts Softball Association Inc
  • 2nd Footscray Scout Group
  • St George Scouts Group Victorian Branch
  • Club Italia Sporting Club Inc
  • Tullamarine Sporting Club
  • Meadow Park Soccer Club
  • Sunbury Petanque Players Inc
  • Corpus Christi Basketball
  • Flames Netball Club

The Sporting Club Grants Program is part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to make community sports more inclusive and accessible, 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.

Congratulations to all the clubs in the Western Metropolitan Region.

To read Cesar's message of congratulations to grant recipients in Parliament click here