The Aboriginal Sport Participation Grant Program provides grants to assist Aboriginal Victorians to participate in Aboriginal sport carnivals, buy sports uniforms and equipment, as well as funding for travel and accommodation expenses for athletes to compete in state and national competitions.

Funding Available

The program has three categories:

CATEGORY 1 – Aboriginal Sport Carnivals

Grants up to $1,500 for travel and accommodation costs for teams to participate in State-wide or National Carnivals

Eligible items may include but are not limited to:

Travel, for example:

  • Coach/Bus hire
  • Fuel
  • Expenses need to travel to Aboriginal Sporting Carnivals
OR

Accommodation, for example:

  • Booking Fee
  • Accommodation expenses

CATEGORY 2 – Uniforms or Equipment

Grants of up to $1,000 for individuals, teams, clubs and associations to purchase sporting uniforms and/or equipment.

Eligible items may include but are not limited to:

Uniforms, for example:

  • jumpers
  • tracksuits
  • socks
  • boots
OR

Equipment, for example:

  • bats
  • match balls
  • team equipment kits
  • first aid equipment
  • protective equipment including gloves, helmets and batting pads.

CATEGORY 3 – Athlete Participation Support

Grants of up to $750 for athletes and coaches to assist with travel and accommodation costs to compete or train in regional, state and national competitions or representative teams.

Eligible items may include but are not limited to:

Travel, for example:

  • Coach/bus travel fairs
  • Flights
  • Fuel
  • Expenses need to travel to compete or train in regional, state and national competitions or representative teams.
OR

Accommodation, for example:

  • Booking fee
  • Accommodation expenses

For more information, guidelines and to apply please click here.

Applications close 20 December 2020.

If you have any questions or would like assistance with your application, please contact (03) 5831 8456 or covid19@valleysport.net.au