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    What funding is available and who can apply?


    Sporting Schools funding is available for schools to deliver sport activities before, during or after school hours using one of our national sporting organisation (NSO) partners.


    Sporting Schools offers two funding programs:

    Once a school meets the registration and eligibility requirements, they can apply for funding. Funding applications are assessed according to:

    NOTE: From Term 3, 2018, the program will prioritise applications for Primary School Grants.

    To apply for Sporting Schools funding, all schools must meet the following eligibility requirements:


    NOTE: Sporting Schools recognises that special schools and combined schools may have enrolled primary or secondary school aged students making them eligible to apply for both a primary and/or secondary school grant.


    Primary School Grant

    To receive a Primary School Grant, and possible Special Circumstances funding, schools must also:

    • Have enrolled primary school-aged children; and
    • Meet at least one of the following location or demographic special circumstances:
      • Special school
      • Students with disability
      • Located in an Indigenous community
      • Students that identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
      • Located in a regional or remote location

    NOTE: Eligibility for the Special Circumstances Stipend is determined using the details provided during your school’s registration.


    Secondary School Grant

    To receive a Secondary School Grant, schools must also:

    • Have enrolled Year 7 and 8 students; and
    • Provide a Secondary School contact for the school.

    See our Secondary school program webpage for further information.


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