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Grants and Funding

Local Sporting Champions

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

Applications are currently open

Round 4, 2022-23 is open until:
31 March 2023, 11:59pm [AEDT]

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Apply for a Local Sporting Champions grant

Eligibility criteria
Applicants must meet the following criteria to receive a Local Sporting Champions grant.

Application Process
Please ensure you understand the application process prior to submitting your application form.

If you have any further questions before submitting your application, please see our frequently asked questions.

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Applications must be submitted prior to or up to one month after completion of your nominated championships.

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Have any questions about Local Sporting Champions?

Phone: +61 2 6214 1462
Business Hours:
Monday – Friday: 9.00am – 5.00pm (ADST)*
Saturday – Sunday: Closed
*excluding national and ACT public holidays
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