Australian Cricket Infrastructure Fund

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 2022/23 is now open and closes at midnight 7 April 2023.

The Australian Cricket Infrastructure Fund Guidelines are available here.

Indicative Key Dates


27 February 2023

Applications open

7 April 2023

Applications close

April 2023

State review and assessment

May 2023

Cricket Australia review and assessment

May 2023

National Assessment Panel

June 2023

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) projects that have already commenced

2) the purchase of sporting equipment (eg. stumps, balls)

3) routine maintenance or maintenance equipment

4) short-term temporary facilities

5) projects not focused on community cricket

6) projects that can be covered by insurance

7) previously funded facilities (unless a new facility component)

8) facilities with no or limited public access.

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

Please make contact with General Manager Government Relations & Infrastructure, Alison Turner at 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 - $10,000
  • Community Cricket Infrastructure Grants - Major: $10,001 - $30,000

*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 for more information.

When will the ACIF be open for applications? 

The Australian Cricket Infrastructure Fund for 2022/23 is now open and closes at midnight Friday 7 April 2023.

Major Partners

Other Partners