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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.
Harvey Norman is leading the push to promote female athletes to ensure they get the support they need and the recognition they deserve. Team Harvey Junior is an initiative that provides sponsorship for junior female sporting teams to help ensure a bright future for young girls in sport in Australia. Sponsorship can make a big difference […]Read more.
Aussie tennis is great, but ANZ want to make it even greater. So, to support the tennis community, they are giving out $10,000 grants to 20 tennis clubs and venues around the country through the ANZ Tennis Hot Shots community grants program. All you need to do is tell them what your tennis club or […]Read 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.
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.