Smart Clubs

A Club Development Partnership

Smart Clubs is a City of Albany program funded by the City of Albany and the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries. Smart Clubs aims to establish a partnership between the City of Albany and local sport and recreation clubs to enhance the delivery of sport and recreation within the community.

The Club Development Coordinator works with local clubs and organisation to provide information and guidance on sponsorship, fundraising, grants, event management, planning, marketing and promotions, membership and volunteer training. The partnership assist clubs with:

  • Effectively managing their club activities
  • Building sustainable sporting and recreation clubs for the long term benefit of the community; and
  • Promoting the benefits of sport and recreation to the community.

The City of Albany’s Club Development Coordinator can be contacted on

Telephone: (08) 6820 3451

Email: judith.want@albany.wa.gov.au

Workshops and Resources

The City of Albany conducts and hosts a range of seminars and training opportunities delivering relevant industry information, resources and networking opportunities for clubs.

Smart Club Contemporary Sponsorship Project

  • To create long term sponsorship relationships which are mutually beneficial to sport and recreation clubs and sponsors:
  • To assist clubs to identify new and contemporary methods of creating revenue through sponsorship
  • To identify collaborative sponsorship opportunities amongst clubs, within shared space arrangements
  • To reduce the reliance on permanent field signage within sponsorship packages
  • To identify local sponsor needs and tailor packages to suit.

This program has been jointly funded by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and the City of Albany.

For further information about the workshops, please contact the City of Albany Club Development Coordinator on (08) 6820 3451 or by emailing judith.want@albany.wa.gov.au.