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Eligibility

All schools that want to apply for Sporting Schools funding need to meet the following eligibility requirements:

Eligibility criteria 

Requirement

1. Registered with the Sporting Schools program.
Complete and meet the Sporting Schools, school registration requirements.
2. Finance Contact details.

Provide details of a Finance Contact e.g. name, position, phone number and valid email address.

Your Finance Contact accepts responsibility for the financial aspects of the Sporting Schools program e.g. funding payments, acquittals, and invoices.

3. Valid bank details (including shared service arrangements).

Provide a valid bank name, account name, BSB and account number e.g. account names should refer to a department of education and/or the registered schools general account.

Bank details to be provided by the School’s nominated contacts e.g. Finance Contact, Sporting Schools Coordinator or Principal.

4. School Government Related Entity (GRE) declaration.

Must declare if your school is a GRE (Yes or No).

If not a GRE, is your school registered for GST (Yes or No).

6. No outstanding debts with the Australian Sports Commission (ASC). All ASC debt is resolved e.g. no outstanding invoices with the ASC including, ASC pilot programs and /or projects.


PRIMARY SCHOOL GRANT

To receive a Primary School Grant, and possible Special Circumstances funding, schools must meet the following additional requirements:

Eligibility criteria 

Requirement

1. Enrolled primary school-aged children.

Registered as a primary, combined, or special school.

Have students enrolled from P-6.

2. Special circumstances (location or demographic).

Must meet at least one of the following:

  • Is a special school
  • Have students with special needs
  • Located in an indigenous community
  • Have students that identify as ATSI
  • Located in a regional or remote location.                                                                                                  

SECONDARY SCHOOL GRANT

To receive a Secondary School Grant, schools must meet the following additional requirements:

Eligibility criteria 

Requirement

1. Enrolled year 7 and 8 students.

Registered as a secondary, combined, or special school.

Have students enrolled in Years 7 and 8.

2. Secondary school contact details.

Provide details of a Secondary school contact i.e. name, position, phone number and valid email address.

Note: This contact is responsible for coordinating and facilitating the Sporting Schools program for secondary schools.
3. Invited to apply.

School contact(s) receive an invitation in writing from Sporting Schools to apply for funding including application details.

More information about Sporting Schools funding can be found on our Help Centre.