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Grants and Funding

dAIS Athlete Grants

The dAIS scheme provides an opportunity for athletes in Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games sports to receive a direct cash grant from the Australian Government.

As well as supporting current podium finishing athletes, dAIS also provides support to a growing number of emerging athletes.

Athletes may be nominated by their National Sporting Organisation (NSO) to receive a dAIS grant if they:

  • achieved a top 1-8 result at a recent world championship level event and are expected to maintain that level of performance, or
  • demonstrate potential to achieve a podium result at a future world championship level event, and meet certain other eligibility criteria, including the means test and code of conduct, as set out in the dAIS guidelines. For athletes who want to be nominated for the dAIS grants, please contact your respective national sporting organisation

Donate Now

You can contribute to the dAIS scheme by making a tax deductible donation through the Australian Sports Foundation

Your donation will directly support our athletes in the quest to win gold for Australia

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