196K Funding boost for community clubs

Community football clubs will receive almost $200,000 in the latest round of grants from the Gambling Community Benefit fund.

The fund distributes one-off grants to community groups so they can continue to provide programs and services in their local areas.

AFL Queensland Infrastructure and Planning Manager Jacob Anson congratulated recipient clubs on their successful funding applications.

“It is a great result for the clubs involved and we thank the Queensland Government for their continued investment in community football,” said Anson.

“We recognise the importance of great infrastructure in creating quality football club environments. 

“AFL Queensland actively supports community club facility development and is willing to assist clubs in assessing their needs and developing an infrastructure strategy.”

AFL Clubs receiving funding in this round are:

Broadbeach Junior Australian Football Club Inc – Catering Equipment $31,460.

Yeronga Football Club Inc – Outdoor Equipment $26,155

Glenmore Bulls Australian Football Club – Electrical Switchboard upgrade $17,281

Redcliffe Tigers AFL Sporting Club Inc – Upgrade Facilities $31,818

Western Taipans Australian Football Club Inc – Audio Visual Equipment $3,169

Springwood Districts Australian Football Club Inc – Purchase Mower $20,267

Kedron District Junior Football Club Incorporated – Upgrade Lighting $35,000

AFL Cairns Umpires Association Inc – Air conditioner & software $4,264

Alexandra Hills Australian Football Club – Mower $26,848

For more information on the Gambling Community Benefit Fund head to http://www.olgr.qld.gov.au/grants/index.shtml or contact AFL Queensland Infrastructure and Planning Manager Jacob Anson on 3033 5418

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