Funding Information

We one funding round in 2015:

15th September

Grants must be in the range of $500-$5000.

Funding Information

Things we fund:



Competition entry fees

Travel and accommodation (*conditions apply)

Equipment (balls, practice equipment, etc)

Who We Fund

Sports teams with players 12-18yrs

Registered club within your chosen code

Must have been in existence for at least 12 months

See below for further criteria

Teams Application Process

Check our funding criteria to see whether you are eligible to apply.

Make sure the date you require the funds is at least 6 weeks away from the closing of our next grant round.

Complete all sections of the online application form.

Your initial online application will be reviewed by the Foundation and you will receive acknowledgment of your application within 15 days.

If your application meets all eligibility criteria you will be contacted by email and asked to submit a FULL grant application. Full instructions on how to do this will be given at the time.

Complete this FULL application and submit it. This FULL application must be received before the closing date.

All FULL applications will be reviewed, and the final applicants will be selected by staff and the Board within one month of the closing date.

All applicants successful and unsuccessful, will be contacted within 15 days of this final selection process.

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    Who can apply for funding

    Sports clubs that run under an incorporated society or charitable trust. We support amateur and not professional teams. We also define the sport and do not support social teams that may be a group of friends or company team. We consider the following:

    • affiliated with a national body
    • plays regularly and is part of a competition round
    • has minuted meetings and a secretary
    • has annual accounts prepared by an accountant
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    We do not fund*
    • Individuals please go through the individuals application process
    • Overseas organisations and clubs
    • We do not fund teams to go to international events*
    • Loans or debts
    • We do not fund retrospectively
    • Salaries or wages
    • Prizes, gifts or trophies
    • Any publicity material
    • Organisations without annual accounts
    • Groups that have been in existence for less than 12 months
    • Funds must be spent within one year after receiving the grant
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    How will you know if you are successful?

    We will notify you by email if you are successful within 6 weeks of the closing of a grant round.

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    Assessing applications

    All FULL applications will be reviewed, and the final applicants will be selected by staff and the Trustees of the iSport Foundation after the submission round is closed. We look at each applicant and base decisions on availability of funding, merit of the application, compliance, and the overall effect it may have in a community.

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    Payments will be made directly into a recipients bank account and can only be used for approved purchases based on the application. A receipt must be supplied immediately (within two weeks) on receiving the funds, and proof of purchase receipts must be supplied within four months.

Apply now team funding

Applications are accepted from sports team with youth aged 12-18. Please see some of our conditions above. If you have any questions please go to our Contact Form.