Grants and scholarships
There are a number of opportunities for individuals and sporting organisations to receive funding through the Australian Sports Commission (ASC).
See below for further information on each program, or alternatively visit the Other Funding Opportunities tab for links to Government Departments and organisations that offer various grant programs.
Elite Indigenous Travel and Accommodation Assistance Program
Local Sporting Champions grants program
The Local Sporting Champions grants program is designed to provide financial assistance for junior sportsmen and women towards the cost of travel, accommodation, uniforms or equipment when competing at an official NSO or NSOD endorsed state or national sporting competition, a School Sport Australia endorsed state or national championship or an international competition where the applicant is representing an official Australian team.
Women Leaders in Sport Grant Program
National Officiating Scholarship program
Active After-school Communities Program Grants
Active After-school Communities program grants are for participating primary schools and Out of School Hours Care Services to assist with program costs associated with:
- Community coach delivery
- Venue/facility hire
- Sporting equipment
- Afternoon Tea (schools only)
ASOP Pacific Sport Partnerships
dAIS - Athlete Grants
Australia’s Winning Edge, our nation’s high performance sporting strategy, underpins our ambition to develop world best athletes capable of producing world best results. We aim to rank amongst the top five nations at the summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, the top 15 nations at the winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, and to be the top nation at the Commonwealth Games. A key element of Australia’s Winning Edge is to prioritise support to the athletes who have the greatest potential to contribute to these targets.
The dAIS scheme provides an opportunity for athletes in Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games sports to receive a direct cash grant from the Australian Government. Athletes may be nominated by their National Sporting Organisation to receive a dAIS grant......