Facility Funding GrantsIf you consider your club needs facility improvements the Department of Sport and Recreation advise that its Community Recreation Sporting and Facilities Fund (CSRFF) program for 2008/09 is now open. The fund offers financial assistance to community sporting groups and local Councils to build facilities for sport and recreation.
The type of projects which will be considered for funding include:
- Construction of new facilities to meet sport and recreation needs
- Upgrade and additions to existing facilities and
- Floodlighting projects
Generally funding is on the basis of the grant being 1/3, the Council contributing 1/3 and the Club contributing 1/3.
If a Club has enquiries these can be made in the first instance to the Department of Sport and Recreation, Perth office ph 9492 9700 (www.dsr.wa.gov.au), your local Council Recreation Officer or your local Football District Manager.
Applications are require to be lodges through your local Council by 26th September2008.