Emergency Sporting and Recreational equipment (Vic)

Emergency Sporting and Recreational equipment (Vic)

Grants - Open grants, VIC Grants

This grant provides emergency assistance to grassroots sport and active recreation clubs and organisations to replace essential sporting or first aid equipment that has been lost or destroyed as a consequence of fire, flood, significant storm event, theft or criminal damage.

Applications can be submitted by local community sport and active recreation clubs which:

  • are non-government and not-for-profit
  • are registered as an incorporated body. If the club or organisation is not incorporated it must arrange a legally constituted organisation to manage the funds.
  • participate in an organised competition of a sport recognised by the Australian Sports Commission
  • adhere to and enforce the Fair Play Code (or) their relevant state sporting assocaition code of conduct/member protention policy which incrporates the Fair Play Code. 
  • comply with the expectations of the Victorian Anti-doping Policy 2012.
  • have satisfactorily met reporting requirements on any grants received from Sport and Recreation Victoria.

Grants are available towards the replacement cost of essential equipment owned by the club or organisation.

  • Equipment that is required for ongoing participation in an activity that is transferable to other participants and remains the property of the club/organisation (i.e. bats, match balls, equestrian jumps, racquets, gymnastic mats, team equipment kits and badminton nets)
  • Injury prevention equipment that is transferable (i.e. goal post padding, batting pads, gloves, goalie gear, helmets and catcher’s gear)
  • First aid equipment which is necessary for immediate attention to injury that may occur during participation in sport or active recreation

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