Funding and Grants

Each year the PA NSW provides funding to support the development of players, coaches and umpires.  The level of funding available will be determined annually by the NSW Board.  Applications for funding are to be in writing using the application form below. Individual applications will be assessed by PA NSW according to the following selection criteria:

 1.  Clearly Defined and Realistic Objectives: Does the proposal have clearly defined and realistic objectives and demonstrate an appropriate approach to meet identified needs.

2.  Value for Money: Is the proposal cost effective? Have local options been utilised or at least considered?  What is the estimated cost to PA NSW per participant?  Are costing’s reasonable and appropriate and has the host sought money or sponsorship from other areas?  (such as a fee per participant or support from local retailers or club and zone?)

3.  Organisational capacity of Applicant:  Previous experience and demonstrated capacity to run successful activities of similar size and nature. Reporting of outcomes for any previous funding (timelyness and quality).  Previous collaboration and or cooperation with other organisations.

4Promotion of Polocrosse:  Are the proposed activities going to promote and or further develop polocrosse in a positive way – open and inclusive at all levels, promoting high level of horsemanship and sportsmanship, encourage increased participation in polocrosse.

Applications for PA NSW funding.  Request for funding must be in writing using the form below and received by 5th February 2017 so that they can be discussed at the PANSW Board meeting on 10th  February 2017.


From 2017 PA NSW will provide funding to Clubs to improve their Grounds.
Grants will be on a reimburseable basis. With priority given to improving the playing surface and playing area safety, access to water for horses and yards.
The Gronds Improvement Application Form is below:

PANSW-Funding-Application-Form – Grounds