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“Draw” Your Neighbourhood these School Holidays

September 7 2020, News

South West Sport has partnered with Portland SEA Change, Winda-Mara Aboriginal Corporation, Hands Up Casterton, and Portland YMCA to bring a fun activity to south west Victoria over the September school holidays! Residents are being encouraged to download the free Strava app and track their movements around their neighbourhood, to see what creative “drawings” they […]

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Volunteering Victoria Supplementary Grants

September 4 2020, Grants, News

The Volunteering Victoria Supplementary Grants program provides funding to support the efforts of Victoria’s volunteers as well as to encourage and increase participation in volunteering by providing small amounts of money that organisations and community groups can use to help their volunteers. The intended outcome of the grants is to strengthen community functioning by increasing […]

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Active Kids Grants

September 4 2020, Grants, News

The Australian Sports Foundation Active Kids Grants are now open.    The Active Kids Grants aim to provide every child with the active childhood they deserve, by helping sporting clubs with additional funds for equipment to increase junior participation.   The grants will focus on volunteer run grassroots and community clubs with young members aged under 20, with priority given to […]

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VicHealth Partnership Grants

September 3 2020, Grants, News

VicHealth has redesigned and amplified their upcoming grant round to address the immediate needs of our community and increased our available funding pool of $2.5 million. VicHealth is offering grants of up to $3K, $10K or $50K for local organisations who can support young people (aged 0-25 years) or Victorians experiencing disadvantage, by creating meaningful […]

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Sporting Club Grants

September 3 2020, Grants, News

The Sporting Club Grants Program provides grants to assist in the purchase of sports uniforms and equipment and to improve the capacity and accessibility of Victorian clubs and other community sport and recreation organisations and increase the skills of their coaches, officials and managers. Activities that can be funded include: Category 1: Uniforms and Equipment […]

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Community Sport Sector Short-term Survival Package 2.0

September 3 2020, Grants, News

CLOSING SOON – 16TH OCTOBER 2020 The $40 million Community Sport Sector Short-term Survival Package provides grants to support the operational viability of community sport and active recreation organisations impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This initiative is part of the Victorian Government’s Experience Economy Survival Package providing urgent support to help a range of […]

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