Nine clubs shared in the latest round of the Sports Grants Funding Program announced by CMOC-Northparkes Mine and Parkes Shire Council totalling $22,226.
The successful applicants were: Parkes & District Amateur Soccer Association $1,494; Parkes Dragon Boat Club $3,400; Police & Citizens Youth Clubs NSW Ltd $2,145; Parkes Hockey Association Inc $4,500; Parkes Railway Bowling Club $3,135; Parkes Public School $917; Parkes AFL Club $2,000; Parkes Spacemen Rugby League Football Club $1,635 and Parkes Rugby Union Football Club $3,000.
Parkes Sports Council Chairperson, Alan Gersbach said it would be great to see more clubs put forward their projects to compete for the grant funding which promotes sport development and participation.
The joint funding agreement between CMOC Northparkes Mine and Parkes Shire Council will distribute $170,000 in sports related funding over three years. The next round, which opens in June, will see a total of almost $57,000 available for sports related projects within the Parkes Shire.