Funding success for Queensland clubs

An extra 308,598.00 will be injected community football clubs, thanks to latest round of the Queensland Government’s Gambling Community Benefit Fund grants.

“We are pleased that our community footy clubs continue to be successful in securing funding to improve their facilities,” said Facilities and Grants Coordinator David Heilbron

“Quality football precincts play a role in attracting new families to clubs and to ensuring that our game can cater for its rapid participation growth in Queensland.

“AFL Queensland helps clubs to identify possible projects and apply for funding.  We are always keen to help clubs out and encourage club volunteers to contact us.”

The Gambling Community Benefit Fund provides grants of up to $35,000 to sporting club equipment and facility improvements.  The Fund is presently accepting applications for the current round, which closes on May 31st.

Applications can be made via this link ( and clubs that need support can contact AFL Queensland’s Grant Coordinators via the details below:

David Heilbron ( or  0413 740 532

Chris Hunt ( or 0414 468 820

Gambling Community Benefit Fund – Round 91 Successes

Club Purpose Amount
Brisbane Inner North Sporting Community Disabled access to football clubrooms $          34,700.00
Cairns City Lions Junior AFC Goal posts and Storage Container $          20,500.00
Charters Towers Demons AFL Club Upgrade Field $          35,000.00
Ipswich Eagles AFC Install Oval Fence $          20,000.00
Labrador Junior AFC Purchase Canteen equipment $          14,046.00
Moggill Junior AFC Purchase equipment and Provide Training $          14,802.00
Morningside AFC Construct Goal Fencing $          14,000.00
Mt Gravatt Junior AFC Install Picket Fence $          20,000.00
Park Ridge JAFC Construct Covered Awning for Grandstand $          35,000.00
Port Douglas Football Club Install Goal Post Nets and Facility improvements $          26,550.00
Sherwood Football Club Inc. Install Goal Posts and Nets $          34,000.00
Wilston Grange Junior AFC Install First Aid shelter & office $          40,000.00
TOTAL $        308,598.00


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