The hugely successful Growing Cricket for Girls (GCG) Fund was established by Cricket Australia, in partnership with the Commonwealth Bank, to support the growth and development of girl’s competitions at community cricket level across Australia.
The GCG fund is seed funding designed to fast track the establishment of new opportunities for girls to play cricket. Making cricket the sport of choice for girls and providing a clear playing pathway is essential to growing sustainable female participation in community and school-based competitions and ongoing club membership. The fund directly supports community cricket associations, school sporting associations, cricket clubs and secondary schools across the country to develop new girls’ competitions, grow established competitions and support girls’ teams. This supports the whole of pathway approach, building the base and aligning talent.
HOW DO ORGANISATIONS BENEFIT?
- Direct funding to community cricket associations, school sporting associations, cricket clubs and secondary schools to develop girls competitions and girls teams.
- Support from their State and Territory local field staff to plan, develop and implement the competition and teams, along with a dedicated female participation specialist to provide additional insights and strategic support.
- Cricket Australia driven national marketing campaign focused on girls competitions, including advertising and promotions across a wide range of channels.
• Specifically designed girls competition marketing and communication materials. This includes templates for local newspaper and social media advertising and flyers, all aligned to the WBBL colours, designed to attract and inspire new participants.
Applications close by 31 July 2018
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Jetstar’s Flying Start Program invites community groups and organisations across Australia to apply for a grant to fund a project that will enrich the lives of people in their local community. Each grant is worth $30,000, comprising $15,000 cash and $15,000 worth of Jetstar travel. For more details click here.
SunSuper “Dreams for a Better World” Round 3: Active Community grants are currently available.
If you’re looking for sports grants to help people of all ages and abilities be more active, or to improve the health and fitness of those in your community, apply for an Active Community grant. Or if you have a dream to create more active communities through health initiatives, wellbeing programs or by tackling medical issues faced by the wider community they also want to hear from you.
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The Holden Home Ground Advantage is supporting local sporting clubs for the next 10 years by committing $5 million to develop and improve their facilities. Twice a year Holden will provide $250,000 worth of grants to sporting clubs who need assistance – that’s $500,000 every year, for ten years.
Home Ground Advantage, is a program that provides local sporting clubs with the chance to invest in clubrooms, sporting grounds, equipment or general facilities so they can also continue to be a part of the Australian way of life.
You can apply for a grant for a project of $100,000 in value, or a grant for a project up to $100,000 in value. Clubs are welcome to submit separate applications for both grants. Please note that only one grant from the $100,000 grant pool will be awarded. The number of successful applications from the ‘up to $100,000’ grant pool will depend on the amounts requested. All of the $250,000 available in this round will be allocated.
You can apply for money through Home Ground Advantage for projects, or equipment, that make life easier for the members and supporters of your club. For example, you might want to make improvements to your clubrooms, install new hot showers, get a new scoreboard, or purchase new sporting equipment that will help your team perform on the field.
This round they’re looking for sporting clubs or community organisations that embrace and promote the participation of girls in sport.
Applications close on 31 August 2018
For further information about terms and conditions please visit Holden Home Ground Advantage
If you have used Cadbury as a fundraiser in the last 12 months you are eligible to apply for a Community Grant. There are a number of grants available until 16 November 2018. You may apply after you have held a fundraiser.
The intention of the grant program is to support a wide range of community-based projects that increase social inclusion and enhance community engagement in Australia.
Grants of up to $500 can be applied for under the following grant categories:
Live Well: Initiatives promoting increased opportunities for participation in sports and recreation or general community collaboration.
Learn Well: Initiatives promoting increased opportunities for learning and development
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The Tennis Australia Facility Loan Scheme financially assists affiliated Australian Tennis Clubs, Centres and Associations with upgrades, replacements and improvements on their tennis facilities, by providing low interest loans
For more information click here