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Grants and Funding

Community Sport Infrastructure

Outcome of Applications

Thank you for applying for funding from Sport Australia’s Move It Aus - Community Sport Infrastructure grant program. This $100.6 million grant program experienced overwhelming interest with over 2,050 applications submitted totalling more than $396 million in grant requests.

Please the full list of 684 round 1, 2 and 3 successful applicants.

With such a large number of applications, unfortunately many projects were unsuccessful.

Due to the high number of applications Sport Australia is not able to provide any additional individual feedback on unsuccessful applications.

Assessment of Applications

Eligible applications were assessed against three selection criteria:

  1. Community Participation;
  2. Community Need; and
  3. Project Design and Delivery.

Selection Criteria 1 – Community Participation (50%)

Extent to which the project:

  1. addresses an identified need, gap or deficiency in the availability and/or accessibility of community sport and physical activity facilities (15 points);
  2. leads to an increase in sport and physical activity participation (15 points);
  3. leads to an increase in the inclusiveness of new or under represented user groups (10 points); and
  4. provides participation opportunities for multiple sports and/or user groups (10 points).

Selection Criteria 2 – Community Need (25%)

Extent to which the project:

  1. is identified through a facility planning process and identified as a priority for local government and/or state/national sporting organisation or club (10 points);
  2. improves the quality or standard of facilities available to the community (5 points);
  3. has secured an in-kind or financial co-contribution (5 points); and
  4. demonstrates a local economic impact during construction and operation, including employment during and after construction (5 points).

Selection Criteria 3 – Project Design and Delivery (25%)

Extent to which the project:

  1. shows appropriate project design and planning has been undertaken (15 points), including:
    1. a project plan that details how and when the project will be commenced and completed;
    2. appropriate approvals submitted or in place to commence the project in the 2018/19 financial year;
    3. site plans that clearly address community safety, risk management, universal design principles and environmental sustainability where appropriate; and
    4. detail on how project costs have been accurately identified.
  2. the applicant has a proven capacity and capability to complete the project (10 points):
    1. experience delivering similar projects; and
    2. the skills and experience to manage both the project and the grant funding

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