Facilities and Funding

Australian Cricket Infrastructure Fund

Cricket Tasmania, Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers’ Association are partnering to provide clubs, associations, schools, councils and cricket facility managers with the opportunity to apply for funding for cricket facility projects.

The Australian Cricket Infrastructure Fund for 2023/24 is now open and closes at midnight 16 February 2024.

The Australian Cricket Infrastructure Fund Guidelines are available here.

Indicative Key Dates


19 December 2023

Applications open

16 February 2024

Applications close

March - April 2024

Review and assessment

May 2024

Applicant notification


Cricket Tasmania Major Application Form

Cricket Tasmania Minor Application Form

All projects submitted to the Australian Cricket Infrastructure Fund must be compliant with the Community Cricket Facility Guidelines.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply to the ACIF?

Clubs, associations, councils, schools, facility managers or any other organisation with a role as a user or manager of a community cricket facility.

How can I apply for funding from the ACIF?
Applications are submitted via an online form, the links to which are included above.

What types of projects receive funding from the ACIF?

Projects must be focused on growing cricket participation and/or providing welcoming and inclusive environments for all participants. Typical projects include the construction or refurbishment of pitches, ovals, practice facilities, change rooms, pavilions and supporting infrastructure.

Are there projects that the ACIF doesn't support?

The ACIF doesn’t support:

1) Sporting equipment e.g. temporary nets, stumps, turf pitch covers

2) Field of play fencing

3) Sight screens

4) Temporary facilities e.g. temporary shade, temporary storage

5) Projects that have already commenced construction

6) Routine maintenance works and/or maintenance equipment e.g. rollers, mowers

7) Facilities that have been previously funded (unless delivering a new facility component/separate stage of works)

8) Projects where works have been covered by insurance

9) Facilities with no/limited public use

10) Projects unable to demonstrate how they will support the overall growth of community cricket

What if my project doesn't meet the funding guidelines?

Please make contact with General Manager Government Relations & Infrastructure, Alison Turner at alison.turner@cricket.com.au to discuss how we may be able to assist you to develop your project or seek other funding opportunities.

How much funding can I apply for?

The ACIF has two grant categories relating to the amount of the funding request:

  • Community Cricket Infrastructure Grants - Minor: $1,000 - $15,000
  • Community Cricket Infrastructure Grants - Major: $15,001 - $40,000

*Applications for more than $30,000 for multi-faceted / regionally significant projects will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please contact General Manager Government Relations & Infrastructure, Alison Turner at alison.turner@cricket.com.au for more information.

When will the ACIF be open for applications? 

The Australian Cricket Infrastructure Fund for 2023/24 is now open and closes at midnight 16 February 2024.

Facilities and Funding

Funding opportunities

For the Tasmanian Community Fund  click here.

For the Tasmanian Government Sports Grants  click here.

For the Grassroots Cricket Fund click here. 

Facility Guidelines

To access the Facility Guidelines click here.

Major Partners

Other Partners