Applications Now Open – NSW Asian Cup 2015 Legacy Fund

September 7th, 2016

The Asian Cup 2015 Legacy Fund has officially opened today, Monday 5 September, 2016 for all football clubs affiliated with Football NSW. The fund is an initiative of the NSW Government, Football NSW (FNSW) and Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) which has been established with the NSW Government’s surplus from the 2015 AFC Asian Cup to provide funding assistance to community football clubs to partner with local stakeholders to improve the quality, availability and standard of their facilities.

Who is eligible

Incorporated clubs, member zones and associations, bodies or other deliverers that are affiliated, recognised and/or sanctioned by FNSW or NNSWF are all eligible to apply for funding.

How to apply

For information on the application process please visit the official website on

How much funding is available?

https://sportandrecreation.nsw.gov.au/clubs/grants/asiancuplegacy

There is a maximum funding contribution of $150,000 per project. The minimum amount an applicant can apply for is $50,000.

Applicants must contribute 50% or more of the funding required for the project, which could include contributions from the local council or other grants, voluntary labour or donated materials.

What types of Projects are eligible for funding?

The Fund can be used for all community football facility development or enhancement. Funds can be used to upgrade existing pitches, amenities or facilities, or for the development and construction of new pitches, amenities or facilities.

Some examples, include; drainage, irrigation or resurfacing, seating, canteens, floodlighting, fencing, change rooms, match official amenities or storage spaces.

Important Dates

Fund Opening Date:       5 September 2016

Fund Closing Date:          24 February 2017 at 5:00pm

Contact Details

For further information, please check out our website www.footballfacilities.com.au and feel free to contact us to at any time with feedback or any facilities-related questions.

Ricardo Piccioni I Head of Communications, Facilities & Government Relations I 8814 4412 I ricardop@footballnsw.com.au

Jas Virdee I Facilities Funding and Delivery Coordinator I 8814 4451 I danielr@footballfacilities.com.au

Jas Virdee I Facilities Coordinator I 8814 4453 I jasv@footballfacilities.com.au

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