There’s a lot to love about local sport, especially in country communities where the footy club or netball team bring people together. Now, whether you’re young or old, a kicker or a hitter or a jogger, your local sporting club can get boost from the┬áLocal Sport Grant Program.

There’s something for everyone in sport, from social bowls to serious cricket, to club swimming or mountain biking; there’s a lot of fun to be had, but also lasting friendships that strengthen our communities.

The NSW Nationals are encouraging regional sporting clubs to apply for a grant from the Office of Sport to increase participation, break down barriers to entry and improve facilities across the state. There’s $50,000 on offer in each electorate.

Find out more about the grants by visiting sport.nsw.gov.au/clubs/grants/localsport.