ACT Indigenous Sports Grants Program

ACT Indigenous Sports Grants Program

ACT Grants, Grants - Open grants

Overview

This program aims to make participation opportunities in sport and recreation more accessible to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, particularly people that are disadvantaged. Emphasis is on a structured, frequent level of participation that supports positive health, social and wellbeing outcome.

There are three types of grants available:
– Individual Sports and Active Recreation Grant: Individuals can apply for up to $200 to support their participation in an organised sports or active recreation competition or program of at least six weeks in duration.
– Individual Education and Training Grant: Individuals can apply for up to $200 to support their participation in an education and training opportunity that relates directly to organised sport or active recreation.
– Individual Representative Grant: Individuals can apply for up to $200 to support their participation in a representative sport or active recreation opportunity.

Who Can Apply?

Eligible applicants include individuals that must:
– Be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander decent – and be able to demonstrate this with a Confirmation of Aboriginality and/or Torres Strait Islander decent form.
– Live within the eligible region.
– Be seeking funds to participate in an eligible activity run by an eligible activity provider.
– Have not received funding through another source for this same item.

Applicants of all ages are eligible to apply for funding through the ISGP, except for applicant’s of the Individual Representative Grant who must be 12 years or older. However applications for applicants aged 17 years or younger will need to be completed by the applicant’s parent or guardian.

Please refer to the Guidelines for the complete list of eligible regions.

Eligible Activities

Eligible activities include:
– Individual Sports and Active Recreation Grant: Formal sports or active recreation competitions and programs of at least six weeks in duration.
– Individual Education and Training Grant: Education and training courses/workshops that relate directly to organised sport or active recreation.
– Individual Representative Grant: Applicants must be participating as an athlete, coach, manager or official in:
a) An official national championship endorsed by the relevant ASC recognised national sporting organisation (NSO) or School Sport Australia (SSA).
b) An international competition as a member of an official Australian team endorsed by an ASC recognised NSO or SSA.

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