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Community Sport Infrastructure Grants - Cricket Facilities - Now Open
Grants of up to $100,000 are available for Cricket Clubs to develop their pavilions, playing grounds and practice facilities.
Community Sport Infrastructure Fund (CSIF) - Cricket Facilities - is an initiative of the Community Cricket Program: On Common Ground a significant four-year partnership between the Cricket Victoria, Cricket Australia and the Victorian Government to support cricket participation growth in Victoria.
Only local councils are eligible to apply. Therefore, Victorian cricket clubs seeking funding for a Cricket Facilities project should contact their sport and recreation officers at their local council immediately. Please note that local councils may have their own policies, recreation plans and budgets in developing sporting facilities. Cricket Victoria advises that cricket clubs read the guidelines thoroughly prior to contacting their council officers.
The full guidelines for CSIF - Cricket Facilities are available online here.
Please note that councils are required to submit applications to the Victorian Government by June 8, 2016.
If your project is selected by council to be submitted to a Victorian Government CSIF category, and you would like to obtain a letter of support from Cricket Victoria, please contact your Regional Cricket Manager. Please call Cricket Victoria on 03 9653 1100 if you need contact details for your local Regional Cricket Manager.
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.
VicHealth is a major partner of Cricket Victoria supporting participation and innovation in keeping Victorians health and active through cricket participation.
VicHealth also offers grants to encourage more people getting physically active through sport.