A helping hand
Club Capacity & Workforce Development Grants
The Club Capacity & Workforce Development Grants are an initiative of the Community Cricket Program: On Common Ground a significant four-year partnership between Cricket Victoria, Cricket Australia and the Victorian Government to support cricket participation growth in Victoria.
Victorian cricket clubs and associations can apply for grants of up to $5,000 that aim to assist with the maintenance of cricket facilities, support participation growth and develop the growing base of volunteers and administrators that manage clubs and associations across Victoria.
There are three streams of funding within the Club Capacity & Workforce Development Grants. In this round clubs are encouraged to apply for projects that support the growth of female and junior participation.
Applicants must apply using Cricket Victoria's online Formsite application form.
Please read the guidelines for eligibility before applying.
Click here to begin your application.
Applications close midnight Sunday 6 August 2017.
Cricket Victoria offer several grants programs on an annual basis including the Club Capacity and Workforce Develop Grants, and the National Community Facilities Funding Scheme.
To be notified when grants are open for application, you can subscribe to the club and association e-newsletter here.
The Victorian Government
The Victorian Government offer a range of grants that support community sport including minor facilities, major facilities, support for individual athletes, emergency equipment and more.
Victorian Government - Sporting Club Grants Program
Applications are now open for the Victorian Government's Sporting Club Grants Program.
Clubs and associations can apply under four categories:
- Category 1: Uniforms or Equipment
- Category 2: Skill Development
- Category 3: Club Operations Capacity
- Category 4: Aboriginal Participation
Grants range from $750 to $5000 under the four categories.
Round 1 applications close 19 July 2017.
Round 2 applications close 24 January 2018.
For further information, guidelines and to apply, please click here.
Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program
The Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program provides Victorian sporting clubs with the opportunity to acquire an automated external defibrillator (also known as an 'AED') for their club or sports facility.
Successful applicants receive an 'Automated External Defibrillator Package'. The package includes a high-quality defibrillator, some basic training and a minimum of five years of essential maintenance. This package will be provided by a qualified contractor engaged by the Department of Health and Human Services.
For more information or to apply, please click here.