Sporting organisations across the Dubbo electorate can apply for a share in up to $100 million in grants, with the opening of the NSW Government’s Multi-Sport Community Facility Fund.
This Fund will help provide more opportunities for people to play sport, and be healthy and active, by investing in new or upgraded multi-sport facilities.
Member for the Dubbo electorate Dugald Saunders said there’s $100 million available in 2021/22, and another $100 million available in 2022/23.
“Sport is a way of life across our region, and I’m calling for all clubs, associations and councils to take advantage of the opportunity to modernise their local facilities,” Mr Saunders said.
“As we come out of lockdown and community sport starts to return, the opening of the Multi-Sport Community Facility Fund gives an opportunity for our local sporting organisations to apply for funding, and provide more of the benefits we know come with sport and active recreation.”
Minister for Sport Natalie Ward said the Fund will focus on inclusive and accessible facilities that meet the needs of females and people with disability.
“Breaking down barriers to participation for females and people with disability is a NSW Government priority,” Mrs Ward said.
“This fund will enable more people to enjoy the benefits of playing sport, regardless of their age, gender or ability while creating thousands of construction jobs and helping the State economy bounce back from the impacts of COVID-19.”
The Multi-Sport Community Facility Fund will offer funding through a competitive grants process which will require a minimum co-contribution from applicants. Grants of $1 million – $5 million are available with applications closing on Friday, 25 February 2022.
For further information on the Multi-Sport Community Facility Fund visit: www.sport.nsw.gov.au/grants