Grassroots cricket clubs throughout Australia stand to benefit from the most significant collective investment from Australian professional cricketers in history.
The Grassroots Cricket Fund has been established by Australia’s cricketers to strengthen grassroots cricket in this country for generations to come. The fund will commit up to $30 million in funds from professional Australian cricket player payments to be invested to support and strengthen Australian community cricket.
The players, the Australian Cricketers’ Association and Cricket Australia are working in partnership to deliver the Fund, providing opportunities for clubs and indoor centres to access funding that can go towards their playing and training facilities, purchasing cricket equipment and building capability amongst their volunteers.
This will ensure community cricket clubs and indoor centres around Australia get much-needed investment to reinforce their position as pillars for local communities that offer welcoming and inclusive environments for players of all abilities, fans, umpires, officials and volunteers.
The players have put in up to $30M, which is something I know that all professional cricketers in Australia are really proud about.TIM PAINE AUSTRALIAN TEST CAPTAIN
Aussie Test skipper Tim Paine left these Blackmans Bay District Cricket Club juniors with a moment they'll never forget, popping down to the club in a surprise visit to try and help them get over the line for their first win of the season!
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The words etched on Megan Schutt's skin have inspired a mural at Adelaide's Kenilworth Cricket Club, a club largely comprised of refugees.
Together, Mitch Marsh & Marcus Stoinis show the impact the Grassroots Cricket Fund is having on the lives of many Australians, at all levels of cricket, when they paid a visit to Kardinya Lakes Integrated Cricket Team ❤️️