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
The Elite Indigenous Travel and Accommodation Assistance Program (EITAAP) provides funding for Indigenous sportspeople who have been selected in an official state/territory team to compete at national championships or the official Australian team to compete at an international competition. The program assists with eligible out-of-pocket travel and accommodation expenses only.
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
The Women Leaders in Sport grant program provides female administrators, coaches and officials with opportunities to undertake intermediate to advanced training within the sport industry to reach their leadership potential. Grants are available for individuals and organisations in the areas of coaching, communications/media/marketing, governance, management/administration and officiating.
National Officiating Scholarship program
The National Officiating Scholarship program is aimed at elite officials within targeted sports to provide support in their development to reach the highest level of officiating.
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
The Pacific Sports Partnerships (PSP) is delivered through partnerships between the Australian Sports Commission with Australian sport organisations and their counterpart regional and national sport federations in the Pacific. The purpose of the PSP is to develop the capacity of Pacific-based sports federations to conduct sport for development programs which foster healthier and more inclusive communities.