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Tasmanian Government

Minor Grants – Tasmanian Government

The Minor Grants Program provides grants of between $500 and $10,000 to clubs, associations, local government and other not-for-profit providers of sport and active recreation. Eligible projects must benefit sport and/or recreation clubs. Applicants must contribute at least half of the project funding. Community Support Levy Funds for the Minor Grants Program are made available from the Tasmanian Government's Community Support Levy (CSL). The CSL is funded from a percentage of the gross profits from gaming machines in hotels and clubs in Tasmania. The disbursement of CSL funds is outlined in Section 151 of the Gaming Control Act 1993. The CSL is distributed by the Treasurer in the following manner: 25% for the benefit of sport and recreation clubs; 25% for the benefit of charitable organisations; 50% for the provision of: research into gambling; and services for the prevention of compulsive gambling; and treatment or rehabilitation of compulsive gamblers; and community education concerning gambling; and other health services. Communities, Sport and Recreation has responsibility for the CSL distribution and activities associated with (a), through the Major and Minor Grants Programs. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has responsibility for the CSL distribution and activities associated with (b) and (c) above. Information is available from DHHS on (03) 6166 3564 or by visiting the DHHS website. For information about the CSL, please contact the Department of Treasury and Finance on (03) 6166 4444 or visit the Treasury website. Information may be found under the Liquor and Gaming section of the website.

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Active Club Program – SA Government

About the program: The objective of the Active Club Program (ACP) is to provide funding support to active recreation and sport clubs to further develop the programs and services they provide within the community and to support the South Australian Strategic Plan’s sport and recreation target (T83) “to increase the proportion of South Australians participating in sport or physical recreation at least once per week to 50 percent by 2020.” The budget for 2016/17 ACP is $2,550,000. A notional allocation of $50,000 is available for each of the 47 electorates per year, divided over two funding rounds. For 2016/17 they are Rounds 41 and 42. $40,000 is notionally available per electorate in Round 41, with $30,000 of the notional amount available for facility applications and the remaining $10,000 available for program and equipment funding. $10,000 per electorate is available this round (Round 42) for program and equipment funding only. Who can apply: To be eligible for ACP Funding, organisations must:  be a not-for-profit active recreation or sport club or community organisation whose purpose is the delivery of active recreation or sport programs and services in South Australia  be incorporated under the Associations Incorporations Act 1985 or have some other comparable legal status  have a minimum total membership base of 20 members. Total membership can include associate, social and life membership  provide most recent certified (signed by the club Treasurer) or audited Statement of Financial Performance (Income and Expenditure Statement) and / or Statement of Financial Position (Balance Sheet)

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NSW Government

NSW Government – Unity Grants

Unity Grants bring culturally diverse communities together to promote social cohesion and harmony. Priority areas for Unity Grants are established each year prior to applications opening. Applications must address at least one of the identified priority areas. Unity Grants of up to $30,000 are available to: non-profit sharing community organisations local councils in partnership with non-profit sharing community organisations. Eligibility criteria and excluded activities are clearly outlined in our Grants Program booklet, please take the time to review this prior to submitting an application. 2016/17 Priority Areas are: Build strong intercultural/interfaith networks and understanding between diverse communities. Programs and initiatives that combat racism. Address social isolation and barriers to engagement across communities. Contribute to a social framework and services that help support new arrivals, refugees and humanitarian entrants into the NSW community (including initiatives directed towards Safe Haven Enterprise Visa and Temporary Protection Visa holders). Build cohesive and harmonious multicultural society through initiatives that focus on the common values and things that bind Australians together (Such as volunteering ethos, participation in Australian national days and events and recognition of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people). Support programs that assist emerging communities that have not received government funding for activities that promote civic participation, community harmony and social cohesion.

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Get Playing Places and Spaces

How to apply Funding applications are now open. About Get Playing Places and Spaces Get Playing Places and Spaces provides funding for new or upgraded sport and recreation facility projects so that more Queenslanders can be involved in the sport and active recreation. Eligible organisations can apply up to $100,000 (GST exclusive). Applicants will need to contribute a minimum of 20 per cent to the total eligible project costs. Applications are to be submitted online. Important dates Round 5 Applications open 1 July 2016 Applications close 1 September 2016 Announcement of successful projects in November 2016 Successful projects commence 1 January 2017. Round 6 Applications open 3 July 2017 Applications close 1 September 2017 Announcement of successful projects in November 2017 Successful projects commence 1 January 2018. Who can apply? Organisations eligible to apply are: Queensland local not-for-profit sport and recreation organisations and not-for-profit local community organisations (whose primary objective is sport or recreation) incorporated under the: Associations Incorporation Act 1981 (Qld) Corporations Act 2001 (Cwlth) Cooperatives Act 2002 (Cwlth) Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (Cwlth) incorporated university sports clubs local governments with a population of less than 40,000 people. Organisations must also: be compliant with the Office of Fair Trading have met all obligations for projects currently funded by the department. If the organisation provides sport and recreation activities to children and young people from the age of five to 17 (inclusive) it must be separately registered for the companion program Get Started Vouchers. How to apply Step 1: check if your organisation is eligible Step 2: check if your organisation is registered for Get Started Vouchers (if required) Step 3: login or create an enQuire applicant portal account Step 4: complete the online application Step 5: submit the application. Acknowledgement requirements If you receive sport and recreation funding, you will need to appropriately acknowledge the Queensland Government in any promotion of your project.

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Hume City Council – Sports Aid Grants

What is the Sports Aid Grants program? Hume City Council recognises the personal and financial sacrifices involved in participating in sport at an elite level. Funds are allocated each year to assist local athletes in the pursuit of their dreams on the sporting field. The aim of the Sports Aid Grants is to assist individual participants with competitive expenses and to encourage achievement and excellence in sport. Funding Pool Now Open Hume City Council Sports Aid Grants for 2015/2016 are now open. Athletes are encouraged to read the Sports Aid Grant Program Application Guidelines to check for eligibility. You will also need to download and attach the Hume City Council Photo Consent Form to your application. Objectives: To provide individuals with support and encouragement that will help them to develop to their full potential within their chosen sport. To provide financial assistance to individuals to assist with the costs associated with attending representative level sporting events. To encourage greater participation in sport by promoting positive role models to the community. What will be funded: Competition and tournament entry fees. Travel and accommodation costs associated with event participation. Other costs associated with participation in the competition/tournament may be considered. What will not be funded: Tours and competitions that are friendship/exposure competitions. Including international and interstate tours organised by schools and private tour groups. Participation in tournaments that are not recognised by the relevant National or State Sporting organisation as a part of their athlete development pathway. Any tournaments or competitions where the participants are not selected based on merit with a fair and transparent selection process available to all residents. Expenses associated with the travel costs of accompanying family members Funding Available: National Representation with International Travel - Maximum grant $750 Example: An athlete representing Australia, a State Association, or Club at an endorsed international event that is a part of a recognised development pathway. State Representation with Interstate Travel - Maximum grant $400 Example: A member of the Victorian State under 16 Soccer Team competing at the national championships in Brisbane. Regional Representation - Maximum grant $150 Example: Member of the Broadmeadows Broncos representative basketball team competing at a State level competition within Victoria.

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Knox Individual Sporting Grants

Individual Sporting Grants Sports persons who are Knox residents and have been selected to represent either Victoria or Australia may be entitled to funding assistance on an individual basis. Definitions Sporting Grant Application – means an application from any individual who is a resident of Knox for funding assistance to offset the costs associated with representing Victoria or Australia in a sporting event. Sporting Event – means an organised sporting event, that is competitive in nature and affiliated with a state sporting association recognised by Sport and Recreation Victoria. A list of State Sporting Associations can be found on Sport and Recreation Victoria’s website. Funding Criteria • All requests for funding must be in writing; and • The recipient of the Grant must be a current resident of the Municipality; and • All requests must be accompanied by written confirmation from the relevant state or federal sporting body (or equivalent), confirming the bona fide of the application; and • Only one application will be considered in any financial year from any individual sports person. • Individuals who do not have an ABN number are required to complete a 'Statement by Supplier' form to accompany all other documentation mentioned above. Please click on the link at the bottom of this page to obtain a copy of this form. Approved applicants will be eligible for a financial contribution based on the following: • If the sporting event is held within Victoria - $100 maximum grant • If the sporting event is held outside Victoria, but within Australia - $150 maximum grant • If the sporting event is held internationally - $200 maximum grant Applications cannot be made retrospectively and must be received and finalised prior to the sporting event at which the representation will occur. Funds will be allocated in the order of applications received. Once the funding allocation has been fully expended, no further Grants may be made under this program within the financial year unless further funds are allocated by Council. A cheque for the allocated funds made payable to the individual applicant will be forwarded by mail to the applicant with a covering letter under the relevant Ward Councillor's signature.

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Holden Home Ground Advantage

Local sporting clubs are an integral part of the Australian way of life, much like Holden. That's why we've made a long-term commitment to helping grassroots sport by giving local clubs the chance to upgrade their facilities with the Holden Home Ground Advantage project. You can apply for a grant for a project of $100,000 or up to $100,000 for your local sporting club and give Scott and Kim a run for their money by entering your own video clip to support your application. Applications for the Winter 16' Round are now open. Click the link below to apply for a grant. Applications close August 31st 2016. In 2014 Holden announced it would commit $5 million to support local sporting clubs across Australia as part of its Holden Home Ground Advantage community grants program. The yearly grants program is split into two rounds: winter and summer, with $250,000 in grants available in each. In each round, one project will be awarded a grant of up to $100,000 and additional funds available to smaller worthy grants. You can apply for a grant for a project of $100,000 in value, or a grant for a project up to $100,000 in value. Clubs are welcome to submit separate applications for both grants. Please note that only one grant from the $100,000 grant pool will be awarded. The number of successful applications from the ‘up to $100,000’ grant pool will depend on the amounts requested. All of the $250,000 available in this round will be allocated. You can apply for money through Home Ground Advantage for projects, or equipment, that make life easier for the members and supporters of your club. For example, you might want to make improvements to your clubrooms, install new hot showers, get a new scoreboard, or purchase new sporting equipment that will help your team perform on the field.

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Club Capacity and Workforce Development Grants

Grants of up to $5,000 are available for Victoria cricket clubs and associations to assist with the maintenance of cricket facilities, support participation growth and develop the growing base of volunteers and administrators that manage clubs and associations across Victoria. Club Capacity and Workforce Development Grants programs are an initiative of the Community Cricket Program: On Common Ground a significant four-year partnership between the Cricket Victoria, Cricket Australia and the Victorian Government to support cricket participation growth in Victoria. Only Victorian cricket clubs and associations are eligible to apply. The Club Capacity & Workforce Development Grants are an initiative of the Community Cricket Program: On Common Ground a significant four-year partnership between Cricket Victoria, Cricket Australia and the Victorian Government to support cricket participation growth in Victoria.

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Tasmanian Government

Tasmanian Government – National/International Sport Championships Program

The Department of Premier and Cabinet’s (DPAC)’s Communities, Sport and Recreation (CSR) administers a range of Tasmanian Government grant programs that aim to improve opportunities for Tasmanians to participate in sport and active recreation. For information about the goals of CSR and to find examples of previous grants, please visit www.dpac.tas.gov.au/divisions/csr/sportrec. About the National / International Sport Championships Program The National / International Sport Championships Program provides grants to eligible organisations to assist in meeting costs associated with hosting a national or international sport championship event within Tasmania. The program aims to promote and develop sport by encouraging national and international level competition in Tasmania. What is a National or International Sport Championship? To be eligible, a national or international sport championship event must be: • conducted on behalf of the national sporting organisation (a national sporting organisation is recognised as such by the Australian Sports Commission); • a competition between a minimum of four states and/or territories; • a competition recognised as a national or an international sport championship; and • an event where one or more national or international champions are declared, or national points are awarded.

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Tasmanian Government – Major Grants Program

The Sport and Recreation Major Grants Program provides grants of between $15,000 and $80,000 to clubs, associations, local government and other not-for profit providers of sport and active recreation. Eligible projects must benefit sport and/or recreation clubs. Applicants must contribute at least half of the project funding. Funds for the Major Grants Program are made available from the Tasmanian Government's Community Support Levy (CSL). The CSL is funded from a percentage of the gross profits from gaming machines in hotels and clubs in Tasmania. The disbursement of CSL funds is outlined in Section 151 of the Gaming Control Act 1993. The CSL is distributed by the Treasurer in the following manner: 25% for the benefit of sport and recreation clubs; 25% for the benefit of charitable organisations; 50% for the provision of: research into gambling; and services for the prevention of compulsive gambling; and treatment or rehabilitation of compulsive gamblers; and community education concerning gambling; and other health services. Communities, Sport and Recreation has responsibility for the CSL distribution and activities associated with (a), through the Major and Minor Grants Programs. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has responsibility for the CSL distribution and activities associated with (b) and (c) above. Information is available from DHHS on (03) 6166 3564 or by visiting the DHHS website. For information about the CSL, please contact the Department of Treasury and Finance on (03) 6166 4444 or visit the Treasury website. Information may be found under the Liquor and Gaming section of the website. For more information, click here.

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Young Athletes Travel Subsidy

The Young Athletes Travel Subsidy (travel subsidy) replaced the Young Athlete Assistance Program (YAAP) on 1 July 2015. This travel subsidy provides additional financial assistance through 3 event tiers and supports attendance at specific state, national and international events.

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Sports Voucher Program (SA)

The 'Sport Voucher Program' provides an opportunity for primary school aged children from Reception to Year 7 to receive up to a $50 discount on sports membership/registration fees. The purpose is to increase the number of children playing organised sport by reducing cost as a barrier to participate in sport.

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Health Promotion Sponsorship Program (WA)

The Health Promotion Sponsorship Program is a key strategy to achieve Healthway’s vision of a healthy Western Australia. By working with organisations in arts, community events and sports Healthway has an opportunity to change behaviour and environments, to improve health.

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WA Government

Lotterywest Trails Grants – WA

The Department and Lotterywest partner to deliver trails grants to assist in developing trails in Western Australia. Grants are limited to $100,000. Applications of more than $25,000 generally require a contribution from applicants and/or other sources.

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Regional Grants Scheme – WA

The Regional Grants Scheme aims to support the provision of sport and active recreation activities in regional WA. It is tailored to meet the ever-changing demands and challenges of regional sport and active-recreation groups within the nine diverse regions of Western Australia.

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Multicultural One-off Grants (SA)

Multicultural Grants are for all multicultural projects however priority will be given to projects that support women, youth or rural and remote communities. The Multicultural Grants aim to: increase understanding of the culturally diverse community in which we live celebrate and value cultural diversity improve equality and acceptance in society increase participation by South Australians of all backgrounds in society.

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ACT Government

NDIS Community Participation Grants (ACT)

The grants will enable people with disabilities, their families and other unpaid carers to prepare for the NDIS by participating in events or activities that could: Provide opportunities to identify whole of life goals and aspirations Establish sustainable informal networks Exercise choice and control in relation to the supports and services they have engaged to assist them to work toward those plans

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Bundaberg Regional Council (QLD) – Sport Championship Funding Program

This program aims to support the staging of high level sporting events in the Bundaberg Region. It provides funding for events that are international, national or state in focus, are recognised by the relevant sporting authority and provide an opportunity for talented athletes, officials and coaches to develop their skills through exposure to and participation in these events.

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City of Ipswich – Sporting event Sponsorship

This program aims to assist eligible organisations to host local, district, regional, state, national and international sporting events within the boundaries of Ipswich. Its objectives are to: - Increase physical activity for community benefit. - Assist in building the capacity of sport and recreation organisations to host events and for the events to become sustainable. - Create partnerships with local, state and national sporting organisations. - Activate spaces and facilities.

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ANZ – Netball Nation

We support all Australians who live and breathe netball! Which is why, throughout the 2015 ANZ Championship Season, ANZ will be offering their Netball Nation Grants Program. The grants include equipment, uniforms, tickets and custom grants to Aussie netballers. Entries are now open.

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ACT Government

2016 Inclusive Participation Funding Program

The primary objective of the IPFP is to increase participation opportunities in sport and recreation for the identified target populations: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, Culturally and linguistically Diverse (CALD) People, Older Adults and People with a Disability.

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Commonwealth Bank

CommBank Cricket Club Sponsorship

This year, the Commonwealth Bank is offering local cricket clubs the chance to apply for one of their Club Sponsorships. Each consists of a two-year, $2,000 financial commitment each year, as well as cricket gear. You’ll also get CommBank cricket merchandise, such as Commonwealth Bank marquees, to use on game days. Applications close August 9, 2015.

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Australian Sports Commission

dAIS – Athlete Grant

The dAIS scheme provides an opportunity for athletes in Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games sports to receive a direct cash grant from the Australian Government. Athletes may be nominated by their National Sporting Organisation (NSO) to receive a dAIS grant if they have achieved a podium finish in a World Championship event, or have the potential to do so.

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ACT Government

Asset Repair and Maintenance Scheme (ARMS) – ACT

The primary objective of the ARMS is to provide financial assistance to eligible sport and physical recreation organisations for facility repairs and maintenance that will support participation in active lifestyles through the delivery of quality facilities for the benefit of the Canberra community. This program does not support "new" works (for consideration of new works refer to the Capital Assistance Program).

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Northern Territory Government

Learn to Swim Voucher Scheme (NT)

Territory toddlers aged up to five years will be eligible for $100 in swimming lessons a year funded by the Northern Territory Government's Learn to Swim Vouchers. Through the Learn to Swim Vouchers, the Government's aim is to prevent children from drowning in the Territory, and to provide lifelong swimming skills.

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Layne Beachley Aim For The Stars Foundation

The Layne Beachley Aim for the Stars Foundation was created to inspire girls and women across Australia to dream and achieve. The program offers ambitious and dedicated females an opportunity to receive financial and moral support to help them achieve their goals. Grants of up to $6,000 available. Applications close 13 November 2015.

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Victorian State Government

Significant Sporting Events Program (VIC)

The Significant Sporting Events Program helps sporting, community and event organisations to deliver significant sporting events in Victoria. Private event organisations, National and State Sporting Associations, venues, Local Government authorities and not for profit organisations may apply. Applications close February 28, 2018.

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Club One Small Grants (SA)

Club One has a small grants program to provide up to $500 (more on merit) to Clubs to assist in small projects and activities. Typical allocations would be for first aid equipment, strips for a junior team, minor capital items and so forth. In sum, practical, very useful and much needed.

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Clubs SA/IGC Sponsorship Assistance Program (SA)

Together with the Independent Gaming Corporation (IGC), Clubs SA invites non gaming Clubs and community organisations to apply for Project Grants via its Sponsorship Assistance Program. In recent years, over $2,000,000 has been directed back to the wider South Australian community under the auspices of the Sponsorship Assistance Program to support projects that include resurfacing of sports grounds, lighting, charity projects, community awareness campaigns and many more.

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Cadbury Fundraiser Community Grants

Cadbury Fundraiser continues its Community Grants program in 2015. The grants program is intended to support a wide range of community-based projects that increase social inclusion and enhance community engagement.

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Australian Sports Foundation – Fundraising4Sport (F4S)

The ASF continues to build awareness in the sports sector of the importance of partnerships involving sport, business and the broader community. To reinforce this, the work of the ASF has been named the Sport Incentive Program. Through contact with sporting clubs, associations, national bodies and schools, and through establishing links with local government and community bodies, it has worked to promote understanding of the benefits of its tax deductible services and to develop a ‘self-determinant’ culture within organisations.

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WA Government

WA: Healthway Sport and Racing Sponsorship

The primary purpose for Healthway's Sport and Racing Sponsorship Program is to provide sponsorship support for community organisations for programs and events within the sport, racing and active recreation areas where there is a significant opportunity to change behaviours and environments to improve health. Grants range from under $5,000 to over $50,000. Applications taken on an ongoing basis.

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WA: Aboriginal Health Project Grants

These grants are offered to incorporated organisations and community groups to run innovative health promotion programs with Aboriginal people. Groups can apply for up to $10,000 to run the program. Applications taken on an ongoing basis but must be received by Healthway a minimum of four calendar months prior to the commencement of the project.

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WA Lotterywest Vehicles Grant

This program assists community groups in Western Australia with the cost of purchasing a vehicle to help with their community service. Not-for-profit organisations or local government authorities, may be eligible to apply. Applications taken on an ongoing basis.

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ACT Government

Capital Assistance Program (ACT)

The primary objective of the CAP is to, in accordance within the Active 2020 Strategy, provide financial assistance to eligible sport and physical recreation organisations for capital developments that will support participation in active lifestyles through the delivery of quality programs and services for the benefit of the Canberra community.

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Community Sport and Recreation Development Program (ACT)

The primary objective of the CSRDP, in accordance within the ACTIVE 2020 Strategy, is to provide financial assistance to eligible sport and physical recreation organisations for outcome based projects, programs and initiatives to support participation in active lifestyles through the delivery of quality programs and services for the benefit of all the Canberra community.

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Tas: National Representatives Fund

A sports assistance scheme provided by the Government of Tasmania to cover the additional cost to Tasmanian Athletes and Coaches competing at a Junior or Open Competition level to travel with an international team competing overseas. Grants of up $2,000 available. Applications taken on an ongoing basis.

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Northern Territory Government

Northern Territory: Active Remote Communities Grants

Active Remote Communities Grants provide assistance to remote communities to deliver sport and recreation activities to members of remote communities throughout the Territory. The grants are directly negotiated through the Local Government Shires and are open on an ongoing basis.

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WA Lotterywest: Furniture and Equipment Grants

We support the purchase of furniture and equipment that meet your organisation’s needs. By way of example, grants can be for office items, telephone and filing systems, resource materials, whitegoods, toys, musical instruments and workshop tools. Grant applications can be made on an ongoing basis.

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WA Lotterywest: Community Spaces Grant

We support various types of community spaces. Our grants support both indoor areas, such as a community or interpretive centre, and outdoor facilities, including skate parks, playgrounds, memorials, and community gardens. We look to support spaces that encourage people to enjoy community life. Grants are available on an ongoing basis.

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WA Lotterywest : Community Events and Celebration Grants

We provide grants for various types of events. Some are small – lasting only one day and involving a local community. Others run over a week and attract thousands of people. We support the cost of publicity, advertising and the hire of venues or equipment. We may also cover entertainment, administrative needs, salaries and consumables where the cost cannot be met through other sources. Grants of up to $20,000 are available and are open on an ongoing basis.

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WA Lotterywest: Big Ideas Grants

Anything is possible! We have supported all kinds of amazing new ideas. By way of example, and not to limit your imagination, our experience is that grants for big ideas typically fall into one of the following three areas, Community Assets, Large Scale Projects and Major Events. Applications can be made on an ongoing basis.

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KidSport (WA)

KidSport will make it possible for Western Australian children to participate in community sport and recreation, no matter their financial circumstances. KidSport will allow eligible youth aged 5-18 years to apply for financial assistance to contribute towards club fees. The fees will go directly to the registered KidSport clubs participating in the project through their participating local government. Maximum of up to $200 per child per calendar year.

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