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Harriet Shing MP:
Latrobe Valley and West Gippsland Clubs Score Sport Grants
Sport Grants awarded to Latrobe Valley and West Gippsland clubs.
By Portal Admin - 13th December 2020 - Back to News
Minister for Community Sport, Ros Spence today announced that 16 grassroots sport clubs and organisations in the Latrobe Valley and West Gippsland are set to bolster their coaching skills, administration expertise, or score new sports equipment thanks to a share in more than $900K from the Victorian Government.
Member for Eastern Victoria, Harriet Shing today announced the successful applicants from the Latrobe Valley and West Gippsland of the latest round of the Victorian Government’s 2020-21 Sporting Club Grants Program.
Due to the unprecedented amount of applications, the Victorian Government is proud to support our clubs during the pandemic and beyond by boosting the funding available from $450,000 to $900,000 worth of grants available this round.
The grants provide clubs up to $1,000 for new uniforms and equipment, up to $5,000 for training coaches, officials and volunteers, and up to $5,000 to improve club operational effectiveness.
They 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 coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions.
Grant recipients include:
||Purpose of Grant
|Drouin Bowling Club Inc
||Bowling Green Mats & Jacks
|Ellinbank Badminton Club Inc
||Uniforms for new Junior players
|Moe Amateur Swimming Club
||Moe Swimming Clubs Little Penguins
|Neerim District Junior Basketball Club Inc
||Uniforms and Equipment for Team
|Trafalgar Cricket Club
||Game Day Cricket Balls
|Yarragon Tennis Club
||Uniforms and Equipment for New Members
|Warragul Tennis Club
||Prepare a club strategic plan
|Callignee and Traralgon South Cricket Club
||Setting Up First Aid Facility
|Gippsland Flippers Masters Swimming Club
||Training uniforms for Masters
|Latrobe Cricket Club
||Cricket Helmets for Juniors
|Newborough Bulldogs Junior Football Club Inc
||Junior Warm up jackets - Junior Netball
|St Michael's Basketball Inc
||Uniforms for Various Age Groups
|Traralgon City Soccer Club
||Junior Girls (U 13 and U16) and Junior Boys (U14) Soccer Balls replacement
|Traralgon Imperials Cricket Club
||Uniforms for Junior Cricket sides
|Traralgon Swimming Club Inc
||Coaching Development Courses
|Traralgon Tennis Association
||Business Plan Traralgon Tennis Association
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 coming to office, the Victorian Government has provided 4952 Sporting Club Grants to clubs across the state, totalling more than $6.8 million.
For more information on the grants and a full list of recipients http://www.sport.vic.gov.au/grants-and-funding/our-grants/sporting-club-grants-program
Quotes attributable to Minister for Community Sport, Ros Spence
"Recent coronavirus restrictions have had a heavy impact on community sport, that’s why we’re proud to provide this funding lifeline that opens up a range of opportunities on and off the field for clubs and their members."
"The Victorian Government is working hard to encourage and enable all Victorians to embrace a more active and healthier lifestyle and tap into all the sport and career pathways that grassroots community sport can provide."
"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 Eastern Victoria, Harriet Shing
"The Sporting Club Grants Program is giving grassroots sports clubs in the Latrobe Valley and West Gippsland the support they need to grow their ranks and help more people than ever play the sports they love."
"Congratulations to all our local clubs in the Latrobe Valley and West Gippsland."
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