Sports clubs share $50,000 grant pool

Eighteen sporting clubs and associations have shared more than $50,000 of Grass Roots Grants funding.

Clubs from Darwin, Palmerston, Alice Springs, Katherine and remote Northern Territory’s communities received the vital funding through the Department of Sport and Recreation Grass Roots program.

Grants range from $5000 for the Casuarina Football Club and Alice Springs Cycling Club to $650 for the Mash Netball Club in Palmerston.

The grants encompass a wide spectrum of sport including BMX, motocross, hockey, gliding, gymnastics, dressage, lawn bowls, tennis, softball and golf.

 The next round of Grass Roots Grants opens on Friday 1 July and closes on Monday 31 October. Read grass roots grants for more information.

Grass Roots Grants recipients:

  • Acacia Hills Motocross Association, Litchfield - $4400 (storage container)
  • Alice Springs Cycling Club - $3000 (essential velodrome upgrade)
  • Alice Springs Gliding Club Inc. - $3000 (club kitchen)
  • Banks Hockey Club Incorporated, Darwin - $2963 (junior starter kits)
  • Blue Eagle Training and Fitness Inc. Katherine - $3000 (equipment)
  • Casuarina Football Club Inc. - $3000 (CFC National Curriculum Implementation)
  • Darwin Dressage Club Inc. - $2600 (dressage judge development)
  • Darwin Gymnastic Club Inc. - $3000 (floor and handstand bowls)
  • Humpty Doo Bowls Club, Litchfield - $3000 (Junior Jack Attack program)
  • Katherine Netball Association Inc. - $886 (sport equipment)
  • Katherine South Sports Club Inc.- $2121 (club development)
  • Katherine Tennis Club Inc. - $3600 (club development)
  • Mash Netball Club Incorporated, Palmerston - $645 (first-aid training and equipment)
  • Mid-Year Junior Golf Clinic Inc. Palmerston - $4100 (NT Masters Golf Clinic)
  • Nhulunbuy BMX Club Inc. East Arnhem - $2711 (track maintenance and coaching equipment)
  • NT Minnow Association Inc. Darwin – $3000 (sailing and administration equipment)
  • Raiders Softball Club, Alice Springs - $2637 (club development)
  • Strength and Conditioning, Alice Springs - $4830 (storage container).

Total: $52,493