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116 Golf Organisations receive Covid-19 relief funding from Sport NZ

POSTED ON November 7, 2020 @ 5:30 am

116 Golf Organisations receive Covid-19 relief funding from Sport NZMore than 2,000 play, active recreation and sports organisations, including 116 golf organisations across Aotearoa have received relief funding from Sport NZ’s $15 million Community Resilience Fund Phase 2.

Recovery package

The fund is part of the $265 million Sports Recovery Package announced at Budget 2020 and focused on providing support to help play, active recreation and sports organisations recover, rebuild and grow stronger as a result of COVID-19.

Distributed on behalf of Sport NZ by Regional Sports Trusts (RSTs), the fund was increased from $10 million to $15 million due to the volume of applications received over the first few weeks.

A total of 2,070 applicants from regional and local organisations have received funding to cover fixed and operational costs for the period 1 July 2020 to 30 September 2020.

55 golf organisations applied for grants worth greater than $5,000 while 61 applied for grants worth less than $5,000. In total Golf has been funded to the tune of $1.2 million.

For the full list of applicants go here.

Source: NZ golf magazine

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