DANDENONG CLUBS TO BENEFIT FROM SPORTING GRANTS
Sporting clubs in Dandenong are among 386 grassroots clubs across Victoria who will share in more than $530,000 in grants to boost their equipment, skills and administration expertise.
Member for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams, today announced the following Dandenong-based clubs had successfully applied for funding in the second round of the Andrews Labor Government’s 2018-19 Sporting Club Grants Program:
|Dandenong Baseball Club Inc.||Equipment||$ 1,000|
|Dandenong Health And Recreation Model Association Inc.||Equipment||$ 1,000|
|Mulgrave Baseball Club||Equipment||$ 940.55|
|Eastside Hawks Men’s Volleyball Club||Coach Training||$ 1,757.50|
The grants provide clubs up to $1,000 for new uniforms and equipment, up to $2,000 to train coaches, officials and volunteers, and up to $5,000 to improve operational effectiveness.
The grants include 31 initiatives to boost Aboriginal participation in sport with funding for uniforms, equipment and skill development, as well as travel for athletes, coaches, officials or teams that are required to travel to train or compete – whether it’s a local competition or an interstate festival.
The Sporting Club Grants Program is part of the Labor Government’s commitment to make sport more accessible and inclusive, increase local participation, stimulate local economies, and build sustainable sport and recreation and volunteer opportunities.
Since coming to office, including this latest round of funding, the Government has provided more than 3,600 Sporting Club Grants across the state, totalling more than $4.9 million.