Archive

News Archive

News Archive

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

LOCAL CLUBS IN MOUNT ALEXANDER REGION RECEIVE FUNDING BOOST

Sports and active recreation clubs across the Mount Alexander region will benefit from funding as part of the latest round of VicHealth’s Active Club Grants program.

Grants of up to $3,000 and for the first time, up to $10,000, were available for local clubs in the first of two funding rounds for 2015-16.

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards said the grants will help local clubs reach out to new participants and fund items or equipment to help them improve safety.

Sporting and recreation groups successful this time are:

Cairn Curran Sailing Club

$1,755

Campbells Creek Bowling Club

$1,000

Harcourt Bowling Club Inc

$3,000

Maldon Pony Club Inc.

$2,950


In total, 263 Victorian clubs will receive grants as part of this round of the VicHealth Active Club Grants program, totalling $746,000.

The VicHealth Active Club Grants program puts up to $1.5 million each year towards helping communities get more physically active.

More than 8000 sporting clubs across Victoria have received Active Club Grants over the past 20 years and more than 1 million club members have been able to access safer and better equipped clubs with well-trained staff.

For more information about VicHealth’s Active Clubs Grants, go to www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/activeclub

 

Back to news