Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF)

CSRFF

The Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF) is a collaboration with the Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR) and provides assistance to community groups and local government authorities to develop basic infrastructure for sport and recreation.

The aim to increase participation in sport and recreation, with an emphasis on physical activity, through rational development of sustainable, good quality, well-designed and well-utilised facilities.

CSRFF grants

Small Grants

The total project cost must not exceed $200,000 (excl. GST). These projects must be completed in the financial year in which the grant is allocated.

Examples of small grant projects

  • cricket pitch and practice wickets;
  • small floodlighting projects;
  • court resurfacing or upgrades;
  • construction or upgrade to shade shelters

Annual Grants

The total project is between $200,001 and $500,000 (excl. GST). These projects must be completed in the financial year in which the grant is allocated.

Examples of annual grant projects

  • upgrades to clubrooms/pavilions;
  • large floodlighting projects;
  • court or bowling green construction;

Application process and timelines for Annual Grants

June
Advertisements in newspaper
Application forms available from the City of Vincent
August
Applications to be lodged at the City of Vincent by COB Wednesday 16 August 2017
September
Applications are assessed by Officers from the City of Vincent
Report presented to Council advising of applications
Applications are lodged with the Department of Sport and Recreation by COB Friday 15 September 2017
January/February 2018
Successful/unsuccessful applicants notified by the Department of Sport and Recreation

Forward Planning Grants

The total project is expected to exceed $500,000 (excl. GST). Grants given in this category may be allocated in one or a combination of the years in the triennium.

Examples of forward planning grant projects

  • construction of large synthetic fields;
  • playing field construction
  • new or major upgrades to clubrooms
  • large ablution block/change room

Application process and timelines

June
Advertisements in newspaper
Application forms available from the City of Vincent
August
Applications to be lodged at the City of Vincent by COB Wednesday 16 August 2017
September
Applications are assessed by Officers from the City of Vincent
Report presented to Council advising of applications
Applications are lodged with the Department of Sport and Recreation by COB Friday 15 September 2017
January/February 2018
Successful/unsuccessful applicants notified by the Department of Sport and Recreation

Dates are subject to change, so it is recommended that you contact the Community Partnerships Project Officer at the City as early as possible to allow time to discuss and finalise your application. Applicants are also required to discuss their projects with DSR before final submissions.

Further Information

Contact the Community Partnerships Project Officer on 9273 6016 or email recreation@vincent.wa.gov.au.