WAFC invests in community facilitiesWednesday, May 10, 2017 - 3:17 PM

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The West Australian Football Commission has committed more than $40,000 to five community facilities projects in the first round of WAFC Community Facilities Funding for 2017.

 The projects include a range of upgrades for metropolitan and regional football clubs, with a total of $41,000 approved by the WAFC Facilities Committee as part of the funding program.
 
Successful projects include:

  • Cottesloe Amateur Football Club floodlighting
  • Boddington Football Club floodlighting
  • Morley Junior Football Club clubroom refurbishment
  • Ocean Ridge Amateur Football Club shelter installation
  • Pinjarra Football Club additional storage space

The WAFC Community Facilities Fund aims to supplement efforts at a strategic level to ensure football has access to quality facilities to support the future growth of the game in Western Australia. 

 WAFC Executive Manager Stadia and Facilities Paul Lekias said the intention of the Community Facilities Fund was to contribute seed funding that would attract additional investment for football facilities.
 
“The fund is available to all WAFL clubs, District and Regional Football Development Councils, and incorporated junior and senior community football clubs. We encourage applications for projects that will help to meet the needs of football participants, while also providing benefits to the wider community,” he said.
 
Funding applications and approvals are split across two rounds in January and June.
 
For further information about the program and Round 2 applications, contact the West Australian Football Commission on (08)9381 5599 or reception@wafc.com.au