Sport funding handovers concluded in Overberg
On Thursday, 22 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the last of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province.
Thursday’s ceremony saw Minister Anroux Marais handing over a total of R1 120 000 to the Overberg District Sport Council in Caledon. This funding will enable the affiliated sport federations to fulfill their mandate of developing and promoting their respective codes and clubs in the region.
During the keynote address, Minister Marais said: “Together we need to do the hard yards at grassroots level, providing as much funding and support as possible. This is the only sustainable way to achieve transformation and development in sport. Thank you to all the representatives of the sport federations for volunteering your time to ensure the success of sport in our province.”
During this process, a total of approximately R12.9 million was handed over to 145 affiliated sport federations across the province.