Community, Sport

Regional Sport Facility Fund

Funder:  NSW – Sport

Grant Background: The NSW Government has committed $50 million to the Regional Sport Facility Fund over two-years, helping create spaces and facilities that enable communities to enjoy and take part in sport.

The Fund will:

  • assist eligible organisations to develop quality core sport infrastructure that will meet the current and future needs of the community.
  • will support the development of well-designed and utilised new and improved sport infrastructure projects that can directly impact and support participation and performance opportunities in sports at all levels.
  • will focus on sporting facilities that deliver the best outcomes for the community. It will ensure that the best possible value for money is achieved.

The key objectives of the Fund are to:

  • increase the number and type of sporting facilities;
  • improve the standard of existing sporting facilities;
  • increase participation in sport.

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Sport

Community Sport Recovery Package

Funder:  NSW – Sport

Grant Background: With community sport and recreation activities returning as COVID-19 restrictions ease, the NSW Government has announced a $27.3 million Community Sport Recovery Package to help the sector get back on its feet.

The recovery package announced will ensure that organisations survive the crisis and will help get the millions of NSW residents back participating activities they love in a COVID safe environment.

Support for local sporting clubs and associations: A one-off grant of up to $1,000 will be provided to close to 12,500 local sporting clubs and associations across the State to assist clubs for when sport resumes on 1 July.

Support for State Sporting Organisations and Regional Academies of Sport: Funding will be provided to State Sporting Organisations (SSOs), State Sporting Organisations for people with disabilities (SSODs), and Regional Academies of Sport to support their programs and initiatives and to assist in support participation and performance pathways for aspiring athletes across NSW.

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Community, Sport

Local Sport Defibrillator Grant Program

Funder:  NSW – Sport

Grant Background: The Local Sport Defibrillator Grant Program provides NSW sports clubs and councils the opportunity to acquire an Automated External Defibrillators (AED) package for their club or sports facility at a reduced cost.

Sporting organisations and councils will be able to choose from a panel of approved AED Panel Service Providers and a variety of AED packaged services with the level of customer service that meets their needs.

An AED package will include:

  • An AED
  • AED familiarisation instruction (within 28 days of delivery)
  • A minimum of six years of essential AED maintenance

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