SIX Sunraysia sporting clubs and associations will get a share in VicHealth Active Club Grant funding to provide more female teams and programs, as well as social sport options for less-active Victorians.
As part of this grants round, VicHealth is funding a wide range of popular sports and activities, from grassroots football and netball to sports like weightlifting, BMX biking and hang gliding.
Sunraysia Hockey Association received $10,000 for increasing female participation, Football Federation
Sunraysia, Mildura Dragonboat Club, Werrimull Football Netball Club and Robinvale Lawn Tennis Club will receive $3000 and Imperial Football Netball Club received $3000 for increasing social and modified sport.
Victorian Health Minister Jenny Mikakos said the grants are a vital way to support more women and girls to get involved in community sport.