The Local Sporting Champions program provides financial assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-18 participating in state, national or international championships.

If successful, applicants will receive $500-$750 towards the cost of attending their championships

  • Base Grant: $500
  • Applicants travelling 800km – 1999km to their nominated championships: + $100
  • Applicants travelling internationally or greater than 2000km to their nominated championships: + $200
  • Applicants residing in a rural electorate: + $50

Important dates

  • Applications for Round 3, 2019-20 are closed and are currently being assessed. Applicants will be notified of the outcome by late-March 2020.
  • Applications are currently open until 11:59pm (AEDT) on 31 March 2020 for Round 4.

For more information visit: https://www.sportaus.gov.au/grants_and_funding/local_sporting_champions