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Grants available to country clubs

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January 09, 2018

SPORTING clubs across the Murray Plains electorate are encouraged to apply for a grant under the latest round of the 2017/18 Sporting Club Grants Program.

SPORTING clubs across the Murray Plains electorate are encouraged to apply for a grant under the latest round of the 2017/18 Sporting Club Grants Program.

Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said grants of up to $5000 are available to allow sporting clubs to update their equipment, train their volunteers and improve their operational effectiveness.

The grants program had four categories:

■ Category 1: Uniform or equipment — grants of up to $1000 to purchase uniforms or other equipment essential for participation.

■ Category 2: Skill development — grants of up to $2000 to improve the operational effectiveness and efficiency of clubs through strategic planning or to increase community participation through accessible sport and active recreation opportunities.

■ Category 3: Club operational capacity — grants of up to $5000 to improve the operational effectiveness and efficiency of clubs through strategic planning or, to increase community participation through accessible sport and active recreation opportunities.

■ Category 4: Aboriginal participation — grants of up to $1000 for uniforms and equipment, up to $2000 for skills development training and up to $750 for travel to competition or training.

Priority will be given to projects that increase participation in communities with existing low levels of participation in sport and physical activity.

Applications close on January 24.

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