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VicHealth Active Club grants awarded to 27 clubs

VicHealth's 2017-18 Active Club Grants have allowed 27 cricket clubs to receive a grand total of $78,406.28 in funding.

The funding from VicHealth enabled most of these clubs who received a grant to establish or grow their female cricket teams.

These Active Grants prioritise two areas: female participation and participation in social and modified forms of sports. Through this, VicHealth inviting Victoria's community sporting clubs to address these factors by either creating new sport opportunities or by implementing, within your own club, an existing program created by a State or National sporting organisation.

VicHealth's Active Club Grants make a significant contribution to the Victorian community by improving the health of less active Victorians. This is done by providing more opportunities to participate in sport, with a focus on people who otherwise would not get these opportunities.

VicHealth's research indicates these are likely to be women and girls, people with a disability, people living in areas of socioeconomic disadvantage, or those who come from multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds.

VicHealth's next round of Active Club Grants opens on Tuesday 30th of January 2018 and closes Friday 2nd of March.

For more information on the Active Club Grants program go to: www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/activeclub

Clubs who received funding: Altona North Cricket Club, Brierly Christ Church Cricket Club, Camrea Cricket Club Incorporated, Cricket Southern Bayside Incorporated, Echuca Cricket Club, Emmanuel (South Oakleigh) Cricket Club, Hamilton District Cricket Association Inc., Holy Trinity Cricket Club, Ivanhoe Cricket Club Incorporated, Laburnum Cricket Club Incorporated, Macarthur Cricket Club, Norwood Cricket Club, Parkdale Cricket Club Incorporated, Richmond Union Cricket Club, Sunraysia Willowfest Inc., Sunshine Druids Cricket Club, Tarrington Cricket Club Incorporated, Victoria Police Cricket Club Inc., Wangaratta Magpies Cricket Club, Werribee Junior Cricket Club, West Coburg Cricket Club Inc., Westmeadows Cricket Club, Williamstown Cricket Club, Youlden Parkville Cricket Club, Dandenong Cricket Club, Hampton Central Cricket Club, Woori Yallock Cricket Club

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