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Grants and Funding

Women Leaders in Sport

Providing women with development opportunities to reach their leadership potential in the sport industry

Assessment

Each year, Sport Australia receives a high number of applications for the WLIS program and it is a highly competitive process.

Applications are assessed on the information provided in the application. Therefore, it is important that applicants answer all questions with as much relevant detail as possible.

Sport Australia will take into consideration the following in assessing applications:

WLIS Individual Leadership Workshops WLIS Individual Development Grants
  • Applicant’s leadership aspirations
  • Quality of the application that sufficient information is provided to demonstrate how the applicant and their sporting organisation will benefit from attending the WLIS Leadership Workshop
  • Applicant’s leadership aspirations
  • Quality of the application that sufficient information is provided to demonstrate how the applicant and their sporting organisation will benefit from the proposed course/training
WLIS Organisation Leadership Workshops WLIS Organisation Development Grants
  • The organisation has a clear selection process for the women targeted to attend the workshop
  • Quality of the application that sufficient information is provided to demonstrate the short term and long term impacts on the participants attending the WLIS Leadership Workshops
  • The organisation is committed to support the participants with the post workshop activities/projects to extend the learning from the workshop
  • The proposed project will enhance the leadership capabilities of the participants
  • The proposed project has measurable objectives and outcomes and a well-planned timeline and milestones
  • Quality of the application that sufficient information is provided to demonstrate the impacts of the project on the participants, the organisation and the sport
  • The organisation will demonstrate their commitment to follow up the project to assist the participants to progress on their leadership pathway
  • The proposed budget is balanced, realistic, well justified and good value for money, and with organisation contribution if possible
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