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    What funding is available and who can apply?


    Sporting Schools funding is available for schools to cover the costs of delivering sport-based 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 an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
      • 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.

    Visit the funding section for further information.


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