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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.
In 2017, SUEZ Community Grants will provide grants of up to $15,000 to community groups to help create a more sustainable future. The program will partner with organisations that fit with our core philosophy of supporting local participation in social and environmental projects and build strong thriving communities. 2017 Applications open 3 April – 19 May. Read moreRead more.
Indigenous Round Information & Resource Kit (PDF 1.2 MB) Indigenous Round Grant & Guidelines 2017 (PDF 205kb) 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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
Local clubs have the chance to apply for a two-year sponsorship. If successful, they’ll receive a helping hand of $2,000 per year, brand new cricket equipment and CommBank gear such as marquees for game days. Read moreRead more.
The Tennis Australia Facility Loan Scheme financially assists affiliated Australian Tennis Clubs, Centres and Associations with upgrades, replacements and improvements on their tennis facilities, by providing low interest loans Ongoing For more information click hereRead more.
During each round of the Hyundai A-League season, one match is designated as the ‘Goals for Grassroots’ game. In this match, a selected junior club is issued with an array of match day benefits including match tickets as well as receiving a guaranteed $1,000 grant plus an additional $1,000 for every goal that the home […]Read more.