Exciting news for Australian Community Cricket Clubs with the addition of FrogBox to the eligible grant list of equipment and operational items under the Grassroots Cricket Fund (GCF), a 30 million dollar fund set up by the professional players to support clubs around Australia.
From Monday, 25 October 2021, the grants will open for three weeks with funding available for $2500 or $3500 depending on meeting eligibility criteria. For full information and eligibility criteria, including terms and conditions please visit the Grassroots Cricket Fund webpage www.grassrootscricketfund.com.au.
Some of the key eligibility criteria includes:
- FrogBox purchases since 1 July, 2021 are eligible, so you can order and pay now and still be eligible* to apply for your grant (*pending all other eligibility criteria)
- To be eligible for funding , a Community Cricket Club must have been involved in at least ONE of the following initiatives in the 2020-21 season (last season):
- Delivered or participated in a Woolworths Cricket Blast program (activated a Junior or Master Blaster program);
- Had a total of 10 or more girls registered in or across Woolworths Cricket Blast AND/OR Junior Cricket; OR Fielded at least one junior girls team in an affiliated girls competition.
- In addition to being located in Australia and affiliated under the umbrella of a State/Territory Association, clubs must have adopted and endorsed the Australian Cricket Framework for Safeguarding Children & Young People this season.
SPECIAL OFFER: The team here are so excited about Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers’ Association funding FrogBox kits that we have created new payment terms for clubs to immediately access the benefits of FrogBox streaming whilst applying for the Grant. To access these terms, simply follow the steps below:
- Order your kit before Friday 29 October and inform our sales team that you intend to apply for a GCF grant.
- Confirm you meet the eligibility criteria, available here: www.grassrootscricketfund.com.au.
- Pay 25% of your order total now, and we will send you your FrogBox kit to start streaming with.
- Confirm you have been successful for a grant and pay the remainder by 31 December.
Nb: You will still be liable for full payment regardless of the outcome of your GCF grant application.