|Several local clubs will receive funding from the latest round of the Victorian Government’s Sporting Club Grants Program.
These grants provide clubs with up to $1,000 for new uniforms and equipment, up to $5,000 for training coaches, officials and volunteers, up to $5,000 to improve club operational effectiveness and up to $5,000 to help sports get back on their feet after the pandemic.
The following will receive grants from this program -
The Sporting Club Grants Program is part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to making sport more accessible and inclusive, stimulate local economies, build sustainable sport and recreation and volunteer opportunities and increase local participation as coronavirus restrictions are lifted.
- Dimboola Girl Guides - $990 for new uniforms or equipment.
- Dimboola Sporting Club (Dimboola Football Netball Club) - $1,000 to purchase new helmets for the juniors.
- Dimboola Hockey Club - $2,000 to purchase cleaning products and extra equipment to reduce sharing.
- Wimmera Hockey Association - $5,000 to purchase cleaning and sanitisation products.
- Yanac Hockey Club - $1,000 to purchase new playing shirts;
- Nhill Golf Club - $1,000 to purchase uniforms for the 100th annual club tournament.
- Sporting Shooters Association of Australia (Victoria) - Nhill Branch - $1,000 to purchase a defibrillator for the shotgun range.
While announcing the lasted list or recipients, Member for Western Victoria, Jaala Pulford said, “The Sporting Club Grants Program is giving grassroots sports clubs in our local communities the support they need to grow their ranks and help more people than ever play the sports they love.”