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Encouraging Females in Sport

A second round of grants is being offered to sporting clubs in SA by the State Government, as part of their Female Facilities Program (FFP).

A statement from the South Australia Government reads:

“The objective of the Female Facilities Program (FFP) is to increase female participation in sport in South Australia and to support the South Australian Strategic Plan’s sport and recreation target (T83) “to increase the proportion of South Australians participating in sport of physical recreation at least once per week to 50 percent by 2020”.

The budget for Round 1 of FFP is $3 million.

Who can apply? To be eligible for FFP funding, organisations must:

  • Be a not-for-profit sport club, association or community organisation whose purpose is the delivery of sport programs, services or to manage sporting facilities in South Australia
  • Be incorporated under the Associations Incorporations Act 1985 or have some other comparable legal status
  • Be a Council constituted under the Local Government Act 1999 and providing sporting facilities in South Australia
  • Provide most recent certified (signed by the club Treasurer) and audited Statement of Financial Performance (Income and Expenditure Statement) and/or Statement of Financial Position (Balance Sheet)

For further information, please contact the Office of Recreation and Sport on 1300 714 990.”