Ministry presents funding to NGBs
Sport and Youth Affairs Minister, the Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe, presented a cheque totalling TT $ 3,170,065.75 to five (5) National Governing Bodies (NGBs), at the Ministry’s Head Office in St. Clair on Friday 06th December, 2019.
The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board, the Trinidad and Tobago Cycling Federation, the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago, the Trinidad and Tobago Tennis Association and the Trinidad and Tobago Hockey Board all received monies in the amounts of $1,773,500.00, $200,634.00, $743,621.75, $56,440.00 and $395,870.00 respectively, for their preparation and participation at international tournaments.
Minister Cudjoe, in giving brief remarks, thanked the NGBs for their patience, and the SporTT for their continuous support in ensuring that NGBs adhere to the requirements for receiving funding. She also expressed her pleasure in working with the NGBs towards the development of their respective disciplines and by extension the development of Trinidad and Tobago through sport.
The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs remains ready and willing to support the effective and efficient operations of organizations which serve the needs of our athletes, while contributing to the development of sport in Trinidad and Tobago.