Sporting club education grants

Clubs must provide detail that demonstrates how the sporting club education grant will assist the club and its members.

All applications must include a letter from a formal training provider including details of training/education and cost to club.

If current financial year monies are exhausted club will need to re-apply the following year.

You must read the full guidelines(PDF, 147KB) and speak with a Council officer before submitting your application.

Key dates

Submissions close on 28 February 2021.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • must reside in Banyule
  • provide education by a registered training provider, proof of education costs must be provided
  • apply only once per financial year

What we will not fund

  • Applicants who have received funding from any of our grants program within the previous 12 months cannot apply.
  • Clubs with overdue seasonal fees cannot apply.
  • Costs that have already been spent cannot be funded retrospectively.

Application

Clubs must provide detail that demonstrates how the sporting club education grant will assist the club and its members.

All applications must include a letter from a formal training provider including details of training/education and cost to club.

If current financial year monies are exhausted, the club will need to re-apply the following year.

Apply

Apply for a sporting club education grant

Assessment and acquittal

Applications will be assessed in the first week after the grant round closes by representative in our sport and leisure team.

Applicants will receive notification of the outcome in writing within 3 weeks of the respective application closing date.

Amounts will be decided on a case-by-case basis up to the amount of $1,000.

Acquittal

Within 6 months of the activity, you must provide us with:

  • evidence of the club development or training in a short statement
  • 1 image of the activity that we may use for promotional purposes.

If you fail to acquit your grant appropriately, you may be asked to repay your grant money in full and be excluded from future grant rounds.

Accessibility

The grants process is open and accessible to everyone, including if:

  • you need a printed copy of the guidelines or a printed copy in large print;
  • you need to discuss these guidelines by phone;
  • you need the guidelines in a captioned video format;
  • you need to discuss the guidelines with us using the services of an Auslan interpreter;
  • your hearing or speech is impaired, you can call us through the National Relay Service on 133 677 (TTY) or 1300 555 727 on an ordinary handset and ask for 9490 4222;
  • you need a language interpreter please contact TIS National on 131 450 and ask to be connected to us on 9490 4222; or
  • you need a printed form and support to enter information into SmartyGrants please contact us for assistance.

If you face any barriers to applying and would like to discuss these or any other ways we can help you, please contact us.

Contact us

Contact Nicole Waldren on 9457 9934 to discuss venue options.