THE Sports and Culture Fund (S&CF) has been praised for its contribution to the funding of cricket and it will be playing a leading role in the return to normalcy in the coming months.
In a press release on Sunday, S&CF received accolades from Operations Manager of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) Dudnath Ramkessoon who said the S&CF has played a significant role in providing support especially since sports and cultural activities have suffered from the restrictions of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ramkessoon said, “We are fortunate that this facility exists in the Office of the Prime Minister and overseen by very qualified individuals who do a remarkable job in realising its objectives.”
He also said that the S&CF cultivated and developed human and technical capabilities in sport and culture, while encouraging self-reliance in a meaningful way.
The Sport and Culture board of management benefits communities and the nation promoting one of the mandates of the TTCB to boost youth development on a national scale.
Ramkessoon said funding from the S&CF ensured transparency and accountability at all times.
He said like the TTCB, any non-governmental organisation, group or individual can apply for funding. The areas covered are: the provision or upgrading of sporting and cultural facilities; competitions and tournaments, productions and exhibitions, festivals, physical training and coaching, meetings, workshops, seminars and conferences; research and publications and advanced studies in the field of sport and culture.