Clubs across the AFL Barwon region with the State Government today opening the Sporting Clubs Grants Program. Applications can be made to the program by all clubs, which provides grants to assist in the purchase of sports uniforms and equipment and to improve the capacity and accessibility of Victorian clubs and other community sport and recreation organisations and increase the skills of their coaches, officials and managers.
Clubs or other community organisations delivering sport and active recreation programs anywhere in Victoria may apply under the below categories:
Category 1: Uniforms or Equipment – Grants up to $1,000 to purchase uniforms or other equipment that is essential for participation, safety, or first aid equipment for immediate attention to injury that may occur participating in sport or active recreation.
Category 2: Skill Development – Grants to improve the skills of club members by providing training for coaches, officials, administration staff and management committees.
- Grants of up to $2,000 for individual organisations
- Grants of up to $5,000 for leagues, associations or an organisation who collaborates with multiple organisations to deliver training for a broad span of participants.
Category 3: Club Operational Capacity – Grants up to $5,000 to improve the operational effectiveness and efficiency of clubs through strategic planning or to increase community participation through accessible sport and active recreation opportunities such as alternative, modified or pilot programs.
Category 4: Aboriginal Participation – Grants of up to $1000 for uniforms and equipment, up to $2000 for skills development training and up to $750 for travel.
Please see the link below for more information including the funding guidelines.