Each year Sport Access Foundation provides three grants of $2000 each for children and young people with a disability. These grants can be used for any project that helps to build participation in sport and to ensure that no-one gets left on the sidelines.
The inaugural grant was launched in January 2017 and Applications for the 2018 Grants are now open.
Grants are awarded at the sole discretion of the Sport Access Foundation to applicants who meet the eligibility criteria and best demonstrate the desire to succeed in their chosen pursuit and where the financial and moral support from Sport Access Foundation would further their education or personal development.
The decisions of the Sport Access Foundation for the grants are final and there is no appeal process for unsuccessful applicants. However, unsuccessful applicants may apply for future grants offered by Sport Access Foundation.
As a grant recipient you will :
The application process if fairly simple. All applicants must apply online on our webpage before the application closing date. Before applying please check the elegibility criteria.
Please note: our application system only saves applications if you have 'cookies' enabled on your computer. It is suggested that you turn this function on AND prepare your responses in a word document and save it to your computer (just in case). You can then copy and paste your answers into the online application form.
After the closing date Sport Access Foundation reviews all applications to confirm eligibility before passing on all eligible applications to the SAF Selection Committee. The SAF Selection Committee will decide on a shortlist of applicants. This shortlist is provided to the SAF Selection Panel comprises of 3 individuals in corporate Australia, sporting Australia and the community at wide who are independent of the SAF Board and the SAF Selection Committee. The SAF Selecion Panel will decide on the recipients.
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