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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

Local Sporting Champions - Guidelines

Round 1 open 1 June 2023

Round 1,  2023-24
Applications open: 1 June 2023
Applications close: 31 July 2023, 11.59pm AEST

Apply here

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.

Apply now
Applications for Round 1, 2023/24 open 1 June 2023 and close 31 July 2023 at 11.59pm (AEST). Apply online.

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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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