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Grants are one of a valuable range of fundraising options available to sporting clubs, the others being sponsorship and internal fundraising. Sporting clubs are encouraged to maintain an annual diary as many grants are often released each year. This will mean you are well prepared when grants come up.
It’s important that clubs realise that grants are not a hand-out, but rather are attached to the achievement of desired outcomes as specified by the funding body. Clubs need to be careful not to ‘grant grab’ for the sake of it but rather think about the club’s future directions and how a grant project could support this.
Don’t forget that our GippSport program coordinators are funded to provide assistance to clubs in applying for grants. If you have any questions or require assistance with the application please don’t hesitate to contact our office.
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The East Gippsland Shire Grants Program offers funding to support a wide range of services through its grants program. All grant applications must be submitted online using a grants managements program called Smartygrants. Round One 2017/18 opened on Wednesday 7 June 2017 and applications will be accepted up until 4pm on Wednesday 2 August 2017. Read moreRead more.
Funds of up to $1000 are currently available to assist local businesses and community organisations to increase the number of people with a disability accessing their business as customers, visitors, members or employees. The grants are funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, Community Building Program of RuralAccess and supported by Council. The […]Read more.
The Sporting Club Grants Program provides grants to assist in the purchase of sports uniforms and equipment and to improve the capacity and accessibility of Victorian clubs and other community sport and recreation organisations and increase the skills of their coaches, officials and managers. The program has four funding categories: Category 1: Uniforms or Equipment Grants […]Read more.
Community Assistance Grants Scheme encourages the development of initiatives in the community in line with Council’s vision, Wellington 2030, and the Council Plan. It aims to build on community capacity, encourage participation in cultural development and support community initiatives that promote participation and working together to maintain our community assets. Community Assistance Grant applications are made available for not […]Read more.
The Country Football and Netball Program provides funding to assist country football and netball clubs, associations and umpiring organisations to develop facilities in rural, regional and outer metropolitan locations including: change room facilities for players and umpires of both genders; development or upgrading of football playing fields; development or upgrading of netball facilities; and development […]Read more.
This program provides opportunities for Indigenous Athletes. Funding: EITAAP funding is available to assist with out-of-pocket travel and accommodation expenses only. Eligible sportspersons can apply for up to: a maximum of $1,000 per financial year for eligible national championships; and up to a maximum of $3,000 per financial year for eligible international competitions. Applications are […]Read more.