The Parkes Sports Council is calling for applications from incorporated sporting groups or educational institutions to apply for funding under the CMOC-Northparkes Mines / Parkes Shire Council Sports Grant Program. In this round there is a total of $39,511.06 available for distribution to successful projects that promote participation in sport or improve sporting facilities.

CMOC-Northparkes Mines (Northparkes), Parkes Shire Council and the Parkes Sports Council have joined forces to provide financial assistance grants to sporting groups in the Parkes Shire. This round is part of the current landmark three-year agreement. In total, Northparkes will provide a total of $90k, with Parkes Shire Council chipping in $80k, which brings the total to $170k for the program. Parkes Sports Council, in administering the grants, aims to help sporting groups to increase regular and on-going participation opportunities in sport, and to improve the sporting infrastructure they use.

Funding is split between two distinct project types:

  • Participation projects – that deliver a sport or physical activity participation experience to an identified group of people, and;
  • Facility development projects – building new or upgrading sport and recreation facilities to support increased participation.

To apply:

First, read the guidelines regarding the Sports Grants, which can be downloaded below and are also available on the Council's Policies page.

Download the Sports Grant Guidelines

Then, complete the online application form.

Link to the Online Application Form

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For more information about the Northparkes Mine Sports Grants, contact Council's Grants Officer on 02 6861 2398. Applications close 30 September 2021.