Other Grants

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.

Helpful Information

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.

Current Available Grants

Fonterra Grass Roots Fund – closes 15 December 2017

November 10 2017, Other Grants

Since 2011, Fonterra have supported over 340 initiatives that focus on bringing communities together, caring for the environment and promoting healthy lifestyles and dairy nutrition. Their sponsorship funding has helped to build school vegetable gardens, supported sports, community and surf lifesaving clubs, and aided the purchase of essential equipment for emergency response services. Financial support […]

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Indigenous Round – Grants and Info Kit

March 16 2017, News, Other Grants

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 […]

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Slater and Gordon Community Fund – ongoing

August 8 2016, Other Grants

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 […]

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Jetstar Flying Start Program – closes 31 March 2018

July 12 2016, Other Grants

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.  

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Holden Home Ground Advantage Grant – closes 31 March 2018

December 16 2015, Other Grants

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 […]

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Tennis – Facility Loan Scheme – ongoing

October 6 2015, Other Grants

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 here

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