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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.
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.
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 […]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.
Jetstar’s Flying Start Program invites community groups and organisations across Australia to apply for a grant to fund a project that will enrich the lives of people in their local community. Each grant is worth $30,000, comprising $15,000 cash and $15,000 worth of Jetstar travel. For more details click here.Read more.
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 […]Read 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.