"The McGowan Government is always keen to support quality grassroots sporting projects through the CSRFF
, and we thank the City of Cockburn and Fremantle Hockey Club for their dedicated work to bring this project to completion."
The last round of the CSRFF
saw one quarter of the total $12 million funding pool allocated to projects which support women's sport, including upgrading change rooms to make them unisex.
provides community clubs throughout Western Australia with access to funding for local sport and recreation projects, ultimately fostering healthier and more connected communities.
The State Government offers CSRFF
grants to ensure community level sports clubs across metropolitan and regional areas have access to quality infrastructure and facilities.
The latest CSRFF
small grants round has allocated more than $582,000 to 20 grassroots sport and recreation organisations across WA, 16 of which are based in the country.
is supporting community clubs and local governments from all over Western Australia, not only boosting local sporting facilities, but creating jobs and new opportunities for local small businesses.
, the Western Australian Government has made $12 million available in 2017-18 towards sport and recreation facilities across the State through two rounds of Small Grants (up to $200,000 in total project cost) and one round of Annual and Forward Planning Grants (from $200,001 in total project cost).
The Minister said the CSRFF
, which had funded more than 1,000 projects across Western Australia worth $157 million since 2008, had a direct benefit to participation in community and grassroots sport and recreation.
For the wider Ellenbrook precinct development, the City of Swan has received $4.54 million through the CSRFF
The shire also received a CSRFF
grant in 2014 of $108,000 for a new gymnasium to be built in the community sports complex.
The shire also previously received a CSRFF
grant of $250,000 for a new leisure pool which will help the community provide extra programs for young people in the area.
grants in this round are going towards projects such as storage sheds, resurfacing outdoor netball and basketball courts and resurfacing synthetic grass tennis courts.