NSW Nationals Member for Tweed Geoff Provest

Local sports clubs and associations are set to receive a funding boost to assist with ongoing participation in sport and active recreation in the regions, with applications now open for the Local Sport Grant Program.

NSW Nationals Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said applicants can access funding for a range of projects including sport access initiatives and facility upgrades, with up to $50,000 available for projects in every electorate across the state.

“At a time when the sector is navigating through the impacts of COVID-19, the Local Sport Grant Program will provide a significant boost to the people of Tweed with grants ranging from $500 to $15,000 for successful projects,” Mr Provest said.

“I encourage local clubs and associations to review the guidelines and submit their applications in the coming weeks.”

The NSW Nationals in the state government have made $4.65 million available through the Local Sport Grant Program, part of a commitment to enhance the quality of life in local communities.

We know that sport is the lifeblood in local communities and their volunteers work hard to provide opportunities for their residents to get active and experience some normality during this pandemic. By improving access and the quality of sport and recreational facilities and programs we can improve the health, social and economic wellbeing of the community.

Applications are now open and will close at 5pm on Wednesday, October 7.

More info at: https://www.sport.nsw.gov.au/sectordevelopment/grants/localsport.