GOVERNMENT FUNDING AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT LOCAL EVENTS

By April 8, 2015 April 13th, 2015 Local, Media Releases

 

GOVERNMENT FUNDING AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT LOCAL EVENTS

 

Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has today reminded local sporting groups to apply for the State Government’s Sport and Recreation Events Program (SREP), which closes 24 April 2015.

 

“This Government is committed to assisting sporting groups in hosting quality local, national and international events,” Mr Fraser said.

 

“The SREP facilitates the type of events that get people excited and involved in sporting matches, whether as supporters or as competitors.”

 

“I encourage local organisations to make use of this fantastic opportunity and get their applications in before April 24,” Mr Fraser said.

 

The SREP is open to sports organisations looking to stage international, national or community events throughout NSW in 2015-2016.

 

Under the SREP eligible organisations may apply for multiple event types, however the maximum available to any one organisation under the program is $30,000 in a financial year.

 

Grants are capped at:

 

  • $30,000 for international sporting events;
  • $15,000 for national championships; and
  • $10,000 for community events.

 

Applicants must also contribute 50% or more to the staging of the event, which may include “in kind” support.

 

For more information and to apply, visit www.dsr.nsw.gov.au/grants or phone 13 13 02.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8 April 2015

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For media comment contact Andrew Fraser on 6652 6500.