$700k in grants to boost sport
COMMUNITY sports are set to benefit from more than $700,000 in grants.
The Facility and Capital Equipment Grant Program provides up to $100,000 in funds to eligible organisations for infrastructure and equipment that supports physical activity and community wellbeing, with flow-on benefits for local businesses and local job creation.
Humpty Doo & Rural Golf Club is receiving a $100,000 grant to build-in the existing veranda area to develop an airconditioned area for club functions and allow the club to host multiple events at one time.
Another recipient, the Atyemhenge Atherre Aboriginal Corporation, received $100,000 to grass and irrigate the Santa Teresa Oval.
The works will include the installation of an irrigation system, refurbishment of the existing water storage tank, repair and replacement of the associated water supply infrastructure and preparing and maintaining the oval with grass.
Culture Minister Lauren Moss said sport and recreation facilities were “important for growing and connecting our communities”.
FACE grants are available annually for planning, the building of new and improving existing sport and active recreation facilities in the Northern Territory.
The next round will be open July 2019.
Culture Minister Lauren Moss