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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: The Secondary School Grant uses an open competitive process each term. This means applications received by the close date are assessed against criteria and ranked in order of merit. Schools who meet the program goals and program parameters in their grant application may receive funding.


    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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