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Financial assistance – representative sport

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​Young Athletes Travel Subsidy

The Young Athletes Travel Subsidy provides financial assistance through three event tiers and supports attendance by athletes and officials up to 18 years old at specific state, national and international events.

Funding provided:

  • International $600
  • National $400
  • State $200

Young people must travel at least 250km to attend the championship event, with applications only accepted after attending the event.  Young people may apply for each tier once every two calendar years.

For more information, visit the website.

Australian Sports Commission Local Sporting Champions

  •  The Local Sporting Champions program is an Australian Government initiative designed to provide financial assistance for young sportsmen and women aged 12-18.

  • Available to athletes, coaches, umpires and referees

  • Must complete and submit application prior to the nominated championship commencing.

  • Funding of up to $500

For more information, visit the website.
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Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association Athlete Grant Program

To be eligible for a grant, members must be classifiable athletes with a physical disability or vision impairment, who are a Queensland resident and selected to represent their region, state or country (Australia) in either individual or team sports.

Up to $500 - Eligible expenses may include:

  •  Nomination fees
  • Equipment
  • Training fees
  • Uniforms
  • Event related costs
For more information, visit the website.

Council grants

Logan City Council Sports Development Program – Travel Assistance Grant 
  • Up to $700 per athlete.
For more information, visit the website.

Local community funding (examples)

  • Australian Sports Foundation – Fundraising 4 Sport

    • fundraise through ASF - donations above $2 are tax deductible.

  • Seek sponsorship by writing a letter to local businesses, councillors, Members of Parliament.

  • Local foundations and philanthropic groups such as

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Last reviewed 07 May 2021
Last updated 07 May 2021