Indigenous Round – Grants and Info Kit

It has been fantastic to see a range of sporting clubs take the opportunity to host Indigenous Rounds across Gippsland over the last few years, including Football, Netball, Basketball and even Pony Clubs.

Clubs involved have all reported many benefits and good news stories from their events.

With momentum growing around Indigenous Rounds, GippSport and Deadly Sport Gippsland have developed an Information Kit and a small Grants program to assist clubs in 2017.

The Information and Resource Kit has been put together as a reflection of 2016 events across Gippsland and includes contact details of clubs who held events last year.  The kit steps clubs through the process of considering an event, planning activities, engaging local community members, what clubs can do and where to find funding.

Click here to download the Information & Resource Kit (PDF 1.2 MB)

The Grants program provides up to $500 to assist clubs with their events, specifically to include cultural ceremonies and activities.   Applications close on 30 April 2017.

Click here to download the GippSport Grant & Guidelines 2017  (PDF 205kb)
(Closes 28 April 2017)

* Clubs may also be able to apply for the NAIDOC Week funding – for more info click here (closes 27 April 2017)

You can also watch a selection of videos from 2016 events:

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FRRR Small Grants for Rural Communities – closes 27 September 2017

Small Grants for Rural Communities is the longest running and broadest program FRRR offers, opening twice per year.

Grants of up to $5,000 are available for projects and activities that offer clear public benefit for communities in rural, regional or remote Australia. Priority is given to communities of 10,000 or fewer. Projects should address one of the following points:

  • Strong Leadership & Community Capacity: Investing and developing leadership, skills and capacity of individuals and organisations, enhancing inclusion and strengthening culture.
  • Sustainable Community Infrastructure: Projects focusing on improving local infrastructure, creating places which enable communities to connect and grow their identity.
  • Equitable Access to Opportunities: Ensuring equitable access to quality services and opportunities in the areas of culture, arts, education, health, wellbeing, communications, transport, food and the environment.
  • Vibrant Local Economies: Projects that enhance a sustainable economy, providing jobs, growth and wealth for the community.

Grant closes 27 September 2017.

Click here for more information.

Slater and Gordon Community Fund – ongoing

The Slater and Gordon Community Fund is a philanthropic fund established in 2001 which offers grants to community groups in three key areas of focus.

The three key areas are:

  • Assisting people with disease and disability and promoting their participation and inclusion
  • Addressing inequality and disadvantage and
  • Encouraging young people to engage in healthy activity and lifestyles

Financial support is given to projects and initiatives which further these objectives.

The fund is supported by donations from Slater and Gordon staff via our Staff Giving Program as well as the firm itself.

Click here for more details

Holden Home Ground Advantage Grant – closes 31 August 2017

The Holden Home Ground Advantage is supporting local sporting clubs for the next 10 years by committing $5 million to develop and improve their facilities. Twice a year Holden will provide $250,000 worth of grants to sporting clubs who need assistance – that’s $500,000 every year, for ten years.

Home Ground Advantage, is a program that provides local sporting clubs with the chance to invest in clubrooms, sporting grounds, equipment or general facilities so they can also continue to be a part of the Australian way of life.

You can apply for a grant for a project of $100,000 in value, or a grant for a project up to $100,000 in value. Clubs are welcome to submit separate applications for both grants. Please note that only one grant from the $100,000 grant pool will be awarded. The number of successful applications from the ‘up to $100,000’ grant pool will depend on the amounts requested. All of the $250,000 available in this round will be allocated.

You can apply for money through Home Ground Advantage for projects, or equipment, that make life easier for the members and supporters of your club. For example, you might want to make improvements to your clubrooms, install new hot showers, get a new scoreboard, or purchase new sporting equipment that will help your team perform on the field.

Applications close on 31st August 2017.

For further information about terms and conditions please visit Holden Home Ground Advantage