A grant information session will be held on Wednesday 22 January 2020 at 5.30pm at Council's Main Office, 90 Welsford Street, Shepparton. To attend please RSVP via this link.
Examples of projects funded in the past; sport surface development, OHS and public safety improvements, lighting upgrades, pavilion upgrades, club development including access and participation programs, universal access improvement.
How to apply
This grant will be open from Monday 2 December 2019 and will close on Monday 10 February 2020 at 5.00pm.
To apply, visit Council's SmartyGrants portal.
For any questions about this grant, please contact Council on (03) 5832 9700.
About the grant
This funding program has three components:
Minor will accommodate projects on a $1 to $1 basis requesting assistance from Council of up to, but not exceeding $15,000. Organisations may include up to 25% of the project cost as in-kind costs. Maximum of one successful funding application every two financial years per organisation.
Major will accommodate projects on a $1 to $1 basis requesting assistance from the Council of up to, but not exceeding $30,000. There is no in-kind component for Major projects. Maximum of one successful application every four financial years per organisation.
Sports Aid will provide funding between $500 and $5,000 (without matching contributions) for the following types of projects:
- projects that provide support to new and developing sporting organisations;
- projects for special access and/or participation projects (that have not been tried before) i.e. a junior program to attract more members or a program that targets a specific group that have not been involved before with the organisation; and/or
- planning initiatives that address the future sport and recreation needs of the club/organisation i.e. strategic or business plan, facility plan or detail design work on a facility improvement.
A maximum of 3 projects over five years, or a maximum contribution of $10,000 over a three year period per organisation..
There are two rounds for each funding category each year. Round 1 is open in June and closes at the end of July, and Round 2 opens in early December and closes in early February.
For further information on the Our Sporting Future Program, please contact Council's Sporting Clubs Officer on (03) 5832 9594.
Successful recipients from last round
Below are the projects that received funding through the last round of Greater Shepparton City Council’s Our Sporting Future Funding Grants program (2019, Round 2).
|Central Park/St Brendan’s Cricket Club||Wicket Roller Purchase and Storage Shed Purchase and Install|
|Tallygaroopna Recreation Reserve Committee of Management (CoM)||Air Conditioning and ventilation|
|Tatura Lawn Tennis Club Inc.||TLTC Facilities Upgrade 2019|
|Murchison–Toolamba Football Netball Club||Netball Family Friendly Focus|
|Northern Victoria Show jumping Club||Future Proofing World Cup Quality Arena|
|Katandra Cricket Club||Eagles Secure Storage Shed|
|Tallygaroopna Bowling Club||Club Improvements|
|Shepparton United Football Netball Club||SUFNC Honour Board Upgrade|
Sports Aid Category
|Shepparton Soccer Club||MiniRoos Kick Off for Girls & Regional Girls Development Program|
|Shepparton Junior Soccer Association||The First Kinderoos Program|
|Tallygaroopna Football Netball Club||Tallygaroopna Junior Girls|
|Shepparton Athletics Club||Walk Up & Run Athletics|
|Shepparton Swans Football Netball Club||Strategic, Operational & Participation Growth Plan for our Organisation|