A number of Queensland football clubs have been approved for funding as part of recent Brisbane City Council grants programs.
Ten football clubs have been approved for $650,000 in funding as part of the 2019-20 round of Brisbane City Council’s Building Stronger Communities Grants, while Taringa Rovers received $30,000 as part of the Access and Inclusion Community Partnership program.
Successful grant recipients received funding to deliver projects that develop or improve their facilities, or improve their governance and long-term organisational sustainability.
Queensland football clubs were approved for funding for various projects including field lighting and fencing upgrades, installation of a water harvesting system and re-turfing and upgrades to main fields.
Access and Inclusion Community Partnership Program 2019-20 grant recipients
|Taringa Rovers Soccer Football Club Inc||To repurpose an existing storeroom to provide an accessible unisex toilet.||$30,646.91|
Building Stronger Communities grant recipients
|Acacia Ridge F.C.||Upgrade the main playing field||$41,541.50|
|Bardon Latrobe Football Club||Extend the irrigation||$40,275|
|Eastern Suburbs Soccer Club||Upgrade field lighting to LED fittings||$100,000|
|Grange Thistle Football Club||Install a water harvesting system||$100,000|
|Holland Park Hawks Football Club||Review of current organisational structure, including governance, finance, marketing strategy and facility development||$7,500.00|
|Oxley United Soccer & Sporting Club||Upgrade field lighting||$88,818.40|
|Southside Eagles Football Club||Re-turf main field to improve the quality and safety of the fields||$86,950|
|UQFC||Upgrade field lighting||$100,000|
|Virginia United Football Club||Maintenance of field lighting||$16,500|
|Wynnum Wolves Football Club||Upgrade fencing and sport netting||$58,820|
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