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Grassroots Sport Fund

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Posted: Fri, 3rd Jul 2020

The Grassroots Sport Fund will provide a one-off grant of up to $1,000 to around 12,500 eligible local clubs and associations across the State to assist them when community sport resumes from 1 July 2020.

The Grassroots Sport Fund is part of the NSW Government’s Community Sport Recovery Package – helping support the sector to get back on its feet. 

The Grassroots Sport Fund will provide a one-off grant of up to $1,000 to around 12,500 eligible local clubs and associations across the State to assist them when community sport resumes from 1 July 2020. 

The Fund will be administered by Pony Club Association of NSW, with support from the Office of Sport. 

Eligible clubs and associations are required to apply by Friday 31 July 2020. 

Eligibility 

The Community Sport Recovery Package Guidelines outlines the eligibility requirements for clubs and associations. 

For the Grassroots Sport Fund: 

a) the local club or association must be a legal entity and have been affiliated with an SSO or SSOD before 11 June 2020; 

b) the local club or association must be registered in NSW or have a registered business address in NSW; 

c) the local club or association must have registered members and participants; 

d) if the local club or association is a school it must offer programs to the public; 

e) the local club or association was financially impacted by the COVID-19 restrictions between the period of March – June 2020; and 

f) the local club or association will use the payment for an approved purpose and has not already received assistance with this expense from local, state or Commonwealth government or others. 

How to Apply 

Applications will be open from Monday 6th July 2020 until Friday 31 July 2020. 

Clubs can complete a simple online application form. 

Apply now: https://surveys.sport.nsw.gov.au/anon/1550.aspx 

What information will I be required to provide? 

Clubs and associations will be required to provide the following information as part of their applications 

Clubs and associations will be required to provide an invoice to Pony Club Association of NSW for payment once eligibility is verified. 

What can I use the Grassroots Sport Fund payment for? 

Grassroots Sport Fund payments to clubs and associations can be used for the fixed costs such as: 

Additional Information

All clubs and association are encouraged to read the Community Sport Recovery Package Guidelines and the Grassroots Sport Fund Additional Information document prepared by the Office of Sport to ensure that they are eligible and have all of the required information ready to submit. 

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