Football South Coast is excited to advise that local clubs will benefit from more than $340,000 in funding to improve local facilities and run programs to boost participation as part of the NSW Football Legacy Fund.
The NSW Football Legacy Fund is an initiative established by the NSW Government, Football NSW (FNSW) and Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) as a result of NSW hosting FIFA Women’s World Cup matches in 2023. The Fund aims to improve football facilities and support infrastructure, increase participation opportunities, and improve female player pathways.
Applications from local member clubs and Wollongong City Council represented a large percentage of those submitted across NSW and highlights the initiative and focus to improve grassroots football across the region.
Congratulations to the following clubs who have received funding for infrastructure upgrades:
- Russell Vale FC – drainage ($118,250)
- Helensburgh Junior FC – amenities upgrade ($83,200)
- Balgownie Juniors FC – drainage ($64,000)
- Figtree FC – LED lights for Field 1 ($32,000)
- Woonona Junior FC – amenities upgrade ($30,500)
Unanderra Junior FC and Russell Vale Junior FC were also successful in participation grants to implement football development programs. Football South Coast was also successful in a grant for the use of Inspire FC which is an online coaching tool to be rolled out in 2023 for grassroots coaches.