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Stockland CARE Grants Program – OPEN NOW

It’s back! Stockland is excited to announce that applications for the 2021 Stockland CARE Grants Program are open.

Do you, your friends or family belong to a local community organisation that could achieve even more with some extra funding? Perhaps you help run a busy community program that could use a little extra money to get your initiative or event off the ground?  

As part of our ongoing commitment to help shape our vibrant communities, the 2021 Stockland CARE Grants Program will provide individual $1000 grants on behalf of Stockland’s retail, residential and retirement living communities nationally.

For more information, or to apply CLICK HERE

Applications close Friday 12th March 2021.

Aboriginal Sport Participation Grant Program – NOW CLOSED

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.

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

CATEGORY 2 – Uniforms or Equipment

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

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.

For more information head to https://sport.vic.gov.au/grants-and-funding/our-grants/aboriginal-sport-participation-grant-program

Applications Close: 20 December 2020

Shooting Sports Facilities Program – OPEN NOW

The Shooting Sports Facilities Program is a Victorian Government funding program that provides funding support for projects that improve the quality and sustainability of shooting sports facilities and activities across Victoria.

This program provides funding for:

  • Shooting sports clubs (firearms only)
  • Shooting organisations (firearms only)

To be eligible for funding, applicants must:

  • be an incorporated body, cooperative or association (including business associations)
  • possess an Australian Business Number (ABN) or be auspiced by a peak shooting sport body.
  • are financially able to contribute a minimum of 10 per cent in cash to meet their contribution
  • provide a letter of support from the relevant peak shooting sport body endorsing the proposed project.

For more information head to https://sport.vic.gov.au/grants-and-funding/our-grants/shooting-sports-facilities-program

Round closes: 16 Feb 2021

Emergency Sporting Equipment Grant Program – OPEN NOW

This grant provides 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

For specific details on the program, including the objectives of the fund, the grant categories and amounts available and eligibility of applications please refer to the guidelines below.

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 Sport Australia and/or Sport and Recreation Victoria.
  • adhere to and enforce the Fair Play Code (or) their relevant state sporting assocaition code of conduct/member protection policy which incorporates 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.
  • be aware that it is a requirement of this grant that if an institution has been named in an application or receives a Notice of Redress Liability, they must join or intend to join the National Redress Scheme (the Scheme). For more information on the Scheme

For more information head to https://sport.vic.gov.au/grants-and-funding/our-grants/emergency-sporting-and-recreational-equipment

Applications can be made at any time as there are no closing dates. Applications lodged more than six (6) months after the loss or damage will not be considered unless there are special circumstances for the delay.

Community Motorsport Program – OPEN NOW

The Community Motorsport Program is the Victorian Government’s first dedicated motorsport investment program that provides grant opportunities through two funding categories.

The Motorsport Club Assistance Category focuses on developing club capacity, increasing engagement and building participation outcomes in motorsports through four funding streams.

The Infrastructure Upgrades and Equipment Category aims to help transform motorsport facilities around Victoria by providing funding to upgrade motorsport racing infrastructure and equipment that assists clubs deliver increased participation opportunities.

The Community Motorsport Program only accepts applications from motorsport clubs and organisations currently affiliated with:

  • Motorsport Australia
  • Motorcycling Victoria
  • Karting Victoria
  • Australian National Drag Racing Association.

For specific details on the program, including the objectives of the fund, the grant categories and amounts available and eligibility of applications please refer to the guidelines below.

The Community Motorsport Program accepts applications from motorsport clubs and organisations currently affiliated with Motorsport Australia or Motorcycling Victoria. This includes clubs and organisations affiliated with a delegated body of Motorsport Australia such as Karting Victoria or the Australian National Drag Racing Association.

Affiliated clubs must:

  • Be located in Victoria and participate at Victorian facilities.
  • Be non-government, not-for-profit and registered as an incorporated body at the time of application and for the project duration.
  • Possess an Australian Business Number (ABN) or provide a completed Australian Tax Office form (Statement by a supplier), so that no withholding tax is required from the grant payment.
  • Adhere to and enforce the Fair Play Code (or) their relevant state sporting association code of conduct/member protection policy, which incorporates the Fair Play Code. For further information about the Fair Play Code. Organisations that have failed to resolve a breach of the Fair Play Code will not be funded.
  • Have satisfactorily met reporting requirements on any grants previously received from Sport and Recreation Victoria.

For more information head to https://sport.vic.gov.au/grants-and-funding/our-grants/community-motorsport-program

Applications Close: 30 June 2022

Assessment Periods*:      

  • Round 1 (26 October to 21 December 2020)
  • Round 2 (22 December 2020 to 21 June 2021)
  • Round 3 (22 June to 21 December 2021)
  • Round 4 (22 December 2021 to 30 June 2022)

Community Cricket Program – NOW CLOSED

The $13.5 million Community Cricket Program is a state-wide competitive Victorian Government investment program that provides a range of grant opportunities across two funding streams.

  • Community Cricket Facilities (2020-21 round open)

It is underpinned by the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions’ priorities to ensure the state’s economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

For specific details on the program, including the objectives of the fund, the number of applications that can be submitted, the grant amounts available and eligibility of applications please refer to the guidelines.

Only Local Government Authorities and the Alpine Resort Boards are eligible to apply directly to the Program.

For more information head to https://sport.vic.gov.au/grants-and-funding/our-grants/community-cricket-program