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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

LSC Current Round

Round 4, 2023-24
Applications open: 1 February 2024
Applications close: 30 April 2024, 11.59pm AEDT
Notification of outcomes: From June 2024

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Round 3, 2023-24
Application Status: Closed
Notification of outcomes: From March 2023

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 for Round 4, 2023/24 open 1 February 2024 and close 30 April 2024 at 11.59pm (AEST).

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