Growing Cricket for Girls Fund – closes 31 July 2018

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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