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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

Important dates

  • Applications for Round 3, 2018-19 are closed and are currently being assessed. Applicants will be notified of the outcome via email by May 2019.
  • Applications are currently open until 11.59pm (AEST) on 30 June 2019 for Round 1, 2019-20.

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.

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

Apply Now
Applications must be submitted prior to the nominated championships commencing.

Have any questions about Local Sporting Champions?

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