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NSW ICC World T20 2020 Cricket Legacy Fund

NSW ICC World T20 Legacy Funding Program

Applications Open: 28 May 2018
Applications Close: 13 July 2018

Please take the time to read these NSW ICC World T20 2020 Cricket Legacy Fund Guidelines (PDF, 1.66MB) and, if you believe your project is eligible, submit an application by 5pm on Friday 13 July 2018.

Submit an Application for Funding

FAQs

All potential applicants are encouraged to regularly review the frequently asked questions to ensure that their application addresses the relevant requirements.

For more information, see NSW Government - Proud Host of the ICC World T20 2020

The NSW ICC World T20 2020 Cricket Legacy Fund (‘the Fund’) is an initiative established by the NSW Government to be administered in the lead up to the ICC World T20 tournament in 2020.

The NSW Government is committed to ensuring that grassroots cricketers benefit from hosting ICC World T20 matches, with up to $6 million over the next three years to support the growth of cricket participation in NSW.

About the Program

The Fund will provide assistance to community cricket clubs, associations and local councils.

The Fund aims to improve cricket facilities and supporting infrastructure, increase participation opportunities, improve female player pathways and enable hosting of elite cricket content in Regional NSW.

Fund objectives

The key objectives of the Fund are as follows:

  • Improve the quality and/or quantity of cricket facilities in NSW.
  • Improve female participation pathways for players, officials and coaches through the implementation of new or enhanced programs.
  • Ensure that regional NSW locations meet requirements to host elite state and national level events.

Funding available

1. Infrastructure

The Fund can be used for cricket facility development or enhancement. Funds can be used to upgrade existing wickets and ovals, amenities or facilities required for playing cricket, or for the development and construction of new ovals, amenities, or facilities. 

Upgrades and improvements could include cricket nets, pitch covers, oval drainage, irrigation or resurfacing, match official amenities, seating, lights, fencing, change rooms, or storage spaces.

The Fund may support up to 50% of the net project costs, with a maximum funding contribution of up to $250,000 (excl. GST).

The minimum an applicant can apply for is $15,000 (excl. GST).

2. Female programs and resources

The Fund can be used to support the purchase of equipment and resources, and the development of programs aligned to growing female participation. Examples include:

  • Purchase of club cricket equipment for female cricket teams, team transport for regional/district competitions and tournaments, venue hire costs, subsidised female player and official registration fees, reducing barriers for participation.
  • Funding support to run accredited coaching and officiating courses for females.
  • Implementation of club coach and official scholarships for females, aligned to CNSW / CA development pathways. This may include mentoring programs for females players, coaches, officials and administrators.
  • Funding support to facilitate female participation programs (e.g. girls only holiday clinics, girls leagues, a new women’s or girls competition etc.).

The Fund may support up to 50% of the net project costs, with a maximum funding contribution of up to $50,000 (excl. GST).

The minimum an applicant can apply for is $5,000 (excl. GST).

3. Regional event content

The Fund can be used to assist local councils to secure and deliver elite cricket content across regional NSW.

  1. Securing Cricket Australia sanctioned content including (but not limited to):

    Big Bash League (BBL)
    Women’s BBL
    Sheffield Shield
    Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL)
    JLT One-Day Cup
    State Junior Championships (female and male)
    Country Junior Championships (female and male)
    Plan B Regional Bash (currently male only but could be expanded to female)
    National Junior Championships

    For the above events, the applicant must have an executed agreement with CA, CNSW or the relevant club within the specified league prior to application.
     
  2. Tournaments focussed on driving intrastate and interstate visitation to the region, e.g. Invitational tournaments, knockout competitions etc.

    These tournaments must have a minimum duration of four days.
     
  3. Tournaments focussed on mass participation opportunities for local communities for more than 300 participants, coaches and officials e.g. Gala Days.

    These tournaments must have a minimum duration of two days.

The Fund may support up to 50% of the net project costs, with a maximum funding contribution of up to $100,000 (excl. GST).

The minimum an applicant can apply for is $20,000 (excl. GST).

Who is eligible to apply?

Infrastructure

  • Incorporated clubs, and associations, bodies or other deliverers that are affiliated, recognised and/or sanctioned by CNSW. Clubs must be located in NSW and their home venue must be located in NSW.
  • Councils located in NSW.

Female programs and resources

  • Incorporated clubs, and associations, bodies or other deliverers that are affiliated, recognised and/or sanctioned by CNSW. Clubs must be located in NSW and their home venue must be located in NSW.

Regional event content

  • Incorporated clubs, and associations, bodies or other deliverers that are affiliated, recognised and/or sanctioned by CNSW. Clubs must be located in regional NSW and their home venue must be located in regional NSW.
  • Regional NSW local councils, Regional NSW local councils are those outside Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong.

What costs will NOT be funded?

  • Purchase or lease of land or buildings.
  • Projects that are in the planning phase and require, but are yet to receive, development consent from Council or Government Agency.
  • General maintenance or replacement through normal wear and tear (e.g. painting, running costs and repairs to existing facilities).
  • Rent or associated occupancy payments.
  • Requests for feasibility, design or development stages of a project.
  • Projects that are not primarily used for the Club’s cricket activities.
  • Infrastructure projects that will not be completed within a two-year timeframe, from agreement of funding to completion.
  • Projects that have commenced or been completed.
  • Wages for administrative and/or executive staff.
  • Administration costs.
  • Ancillary infrastructure e.g. car park, access road.

Downloads

NSW ICC World T20 2020 Cricket Legacy Fund Guidelines (PDF, 1.66MB)

What assistance can Cricket NSW provide?

Cricket NSW is committed to working collaboratively with state and local government, schools, clubs and associations to create a safe, inclusive and healthy environment for participants, spectators, officials and volunteers.

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Applicants are encouraged to work with their local Cricket NSW Development Managers to identify projects and initiatives that will benefit their local communities. 

For further information please contact your local: CNSW Development Manager (PDF, 231KB)

Email: facilitygrants@cricketnsw.com.au

Apply now

Applications for the NSW ICC World T20 2020 Cricket Legacy Fund opens on Monday 28 May 2018 and closes at 5pm on Friday 13 July 2018.

Submit an Application for Funding