Below are a list of currently active and upcoming grants which Northern Football Netball League clubs are eligible to apply for.
The NFNL will regularly update this page with the latest grants available to its affiliate clubs.
The league encourages all clubs to regularly check this page to be eligible to apply for grants across a range of areas, including club facility upgrades, volunteer support and personal/group development.
• Community Development Grants Program
Offered by: City of Whittlesea
Maximum amount: $5,000
Opening date: August 20, 2018
Closing date: October 2, 2018
Description: 5 categories (Equity, Access and Inclusion; Families, Children and Young People; Environment and Sustainable Living; Health and Wellbeing; Arts and Cultural Connections)
Where to apply: www.whittlesea.vic.gov.au/community-support/grants-awards-and-competitions/community-development-grants/
• Community Sport Infrastructure Grants Program
Closing date: September 14, 2018
Description: Three funding levels, peaking at up to $500k
Where to apply: https://sportaus.smartygrants.com.au/CSI for application and https://www.sportaus.gov.au/grants_and_funding/community_sport_infrastructure_grant_program/forms/CSI_Grant_Program_guidelines.pdf
• Holden Home Ground Advantage
Offered by: Holden
Closing date: 31 March 2018
Description: Holden knows how difficult it can be to raise funds for projects like facility upgrades, new uniforms, equipment and even develop exceptional talent. With HGA, Holden make sit easier for your club to turn possibilities into reality. Any sporting club or community organisation that runs or supports sporting activities can apply. But to make sure, just check out our rules and guidelines.
Where to apply: www.holden.com.au/discover-holden/home-ground-advantage#WhatIsHGA
• Stronger Communities Program
Closing date: October 11 2018
Description: Projects to be completed by June 30 2019. Grants between $2,500 and $20,000 – grant cannot cover more than 50% of project cost. Targets mainly infrastructure/facilities upgrades or installation.
Where to apply: www.business.gov.au/Assistance/Stronger-Communities-Programme
• VicHealth Active Club Grants
Closing date: August 31 2018
Description: Two streams of funding, one up to $3000 and one up to $10,000. Focussed on either increased female participation, or new social/modified sport programs.
Where to apply: www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/funding/active-club-grants
• Quick Response Grants
Offered by: Nillumbik Community Fund
Maximum amount: $2,000
Closing date: May 2018
Description: Small Projects that meet an identified community need (limited to Nillumbik Shire Council)
Where to apply: http://www.nillumbik.vic.gov.au/Living-in/Grants/Community-Grants
• Sporting Club Grants Program
Opening Date: December 19, 2018
Closing Date: January 20, 2019
Description: 4 categories – Uniforms and Equipment, Skill Development, Club Operational Capacity, Aboriginal Participation. Amounts vary up to $5,000 depending on category.
Where to apply: http://sport.vic.gov.au/grants-and-funding/our-grants/sporting-club-grants-program
• WLIS Development Grants
Offered by: Australian Sports Commission
Maximum amount: $20,000
Opening date: September 2018
Description: Supports leadership and development workshops for female professionals/officials in sport. Can also be applied for as an individual, with a $3000 maximum.
Where to apply: https://www.ausport.gov.au/ais/grants_and_funding/women/wlis_development_grants