Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund

The Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF) exemplifies the Western Australian Government's commitment to the development of sustainable infrastructure for sport and recreation across the State.

The purpose of the program is to provide Western Australian Government financial assistance to community groups and local government authorities to develop basic infrastructure for sport and recreation.

The program aims to increase participation in sport and recreation, with an emphasis on physical activity, through rational development of sustainable, good quality, well-designed and well-utilised facilities.

Through CSRFF, the State Government will invest annually in the development of high-quality physical environments in which people can enjoy sport and recreation.

There is $12 million available for allocation in the 2019/20 funding round.

Eligibility

  • local governments
  • not-for-profit sport, recreation or community organisations

Must be incorporated.

Who can apply

Amount available

  • Over $300,000
  • $2500 to $300,000

Funding rounds

Round Open Close Project start Category
2020/21 annual and forward planning round 12:00 AM 3 Jun 2019 04:00 PM 30 Sep 2019 N/A
  • Annual and forward planning grants
2020/21 February small grants round 12:00 AM 3 Feb 2020 04:00 PM 31 Mar 2020 N/A
  • Small grants
2019/20 July small grants round 12:00 AM 1 Jul 2019 04:00 PM 30 Aug 2019 N/A
  • Small grants

Timeframes

There are three rounds of CSRFF per year. Two small grant rounds, and one annual and forward planning round.

CSRFF timeframes

What we fund

CSRFF aims to increase physical activity and participation in sport and active recreation in Western Australia. CSRFF has several priorities to achieve this goal.

What CSRFF funds

How to apply

Information on eligibility and draft application forms.

How to apply for CSRFF >

Case studies

Four case studies of successful CSRFF grants.

Case studies

Resources for planning and managing sporting facilities

There are publications available on the department’s website which will assist you in preparing your application.

Suggested publications are:

Asset Management Guide cover

Asset Management Guide

Guide
This guide contains a series of practical tools to assist with the development of an Asset Management Plan for a facility.
Decision-making Guide cover

Decision-making Guide

Annual report
This guide will assist facility planners in determining the need for, and feasibility of community sport and recreation services. The model in this guide can also be structured to apply to program based solutions.
Environmental Sustainability Pack cover

Environmental Sustainability Pack

Guide
Providing information on environmental issues currently facing sporting organisations and clubs within Western Australia and to equip them with the tools and skills necessary to reduce their environmental impact.
Facility Planning Guide cover

Facility Planning Guide

Guide
This guide provides an overview of the facility planning process for a specific sport or recreation facility.
Feasibility Study Guide cover

Feasibility Study Guide

Guide
This guide provides practical assistance in undertaking a feasibility study for a proposed sport and recreation facility.
Guide to shared use facilities cover

Guide to shared use facilities

Guide
Delivering better, cost-effective services to the community.
Life Cycle Cost Guidelines cover

Life Cycle Cost Guidelines

Guide
The information in this guide will assist facility managers to prepare a management plan for a sport and recreation facility. A management plan will ensure managers achieve efficient management practices for a successful facility.
Management Plan Guide cover

Management Plan Guide

Guide
The information in this guide will assist facility managers to prepare a management plan for a sport and recreation facility. A management plan will ensure managers achieve efficient management practices for a successful facility.
Curtin Hockey Stadium

Natural Grass vs Synthetic Turf Study Report

Annual report
The use of synthetic turf playing surfaces is becoming more popular in Australia and internationally.
Needs Assessment Guide cover

Needs Assessment Guide

Guide
A needs assessment is the vital first step in the planning process for a facility. This guide will assist facility planners in determining whether a proposed facility is needed by the community.

More information

Kent Burton
CSRFF Officer
Telephone 61 8 9492 9759
Facsimile 61 8 9492 9711
Email Kent Burton
Page reviewed 09 July 2019