The Mental Health Sports Fund provides NSW based sporting bodies with funding for sport led mental health, social and emotional wellbeing initiatives in regional NSW and will be closing for applications Monday 5pm 16 December 2019.

The NSW Government has made $1.2 million available under this fund for programs in regional areas. This program is a partnership between the NSW Ministry of Health and the NSW Office of Sport.

The objectives of the grant program are to:

• Conduct a community driven and well supported mental health initiative
• Deliver mental health and wellbeing benefits to individuals in regional communities
• Establish connections between community sporting clubs and mental health organisations for ongoing referral and support pathways
• Promote resilience in the sporting sector or among local sporting clubs.

For more information on eligibility and to submit an application, visit the Office of Sport website now.…/grants/Mental-Health-Sports-Fund