Grassroots Trust Central Limited is licensed to operate gaming machines to raise money for the following authorised purposes:
a) Any amateur sports teams or clubs which are open to the general public and which are affiliated to a recognised or national body and which compete in recognised leagues; or
b) The promoting, controlling or conducting of race meetings under the Racing Industry Act 2020 including the payment of stakes; or
c) Any charitable, philanthropic, or cultural purpose or any purpose that is beneficial to the community or a section of it.
The authorised purposes above include, but are not limited to, applications for the promotion and development of:
a) Amateur sport which meets the criteria set out above, including the provision and maintenance of facilities, equipment, uniforms, services, playing and training costs;
b) Community organisations which are established for charitable, educational or cultural purposes beneficial to the community or a section of it.
With the exception of grants to national societies or agencies, funds are mainly distributed within the local community in which they are raised.
No payment, commission, or any other kind of reward, financial or otherwise, can be attached or demanded as a precondition for the payment of a grant.
Authorised purposes must benefit the community and not result in commercial or personal gain.