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Sporting and Achievement Grants

The City of Kwinana has a number of funding opportunities available to increase community participation.

Achievement Grant

This program supports individuals and teams who are performing, competing or representing the Kwinana Local Government area at regional, national or international competitions, conferences and events.

Individuals must be selected by a recognised State, or national body and provide a letter of selection. Funding will assist with expenses incurred while attending the activity.

View the City's Community Grants and Funding Guidelines. 

What funding is available?

Regional: up to $100 per person/$400 per team (Regional event means any competition or event that occurs within Western Australia (outside the Perth metropolitan area.)

National: up to $175 per person/$525 per team (National event means any competition or event that occurs outside of the Western Australian border.)

International: up to $250 per person/$750 per team (International event means any competition or event that occurs outside of Australian borders.)

Who can apply?

Individuals/teams representing the City of Kwinana at regional, national or international competitions, conferences and events.

If the applicant is under 18 years of age, a parent/ guardian is required to complete the application.

When can I apply?

Open all year round (or until the annual funding allocation is exhausted).

Applications can be submitted via the City's SmartyGrants portal.

Eligibility

  • The applicant is an individual or team who is performing, competing or representing the Kwinana Local Government Area at a regional, national or international competition, conference or event.
  • Individuals/teams must be selected by a recognised State, or national body and provide a letter of selection for verification.
  • In exceptional circumstances, a letter of support from a Club President may be considered where no recognised governing body (State or national) exists.
  • The applicant must be a resident of the City of Kwinana.
  • The individual/team has not received an Achievement Grant in the current financial year (1 July to 30 June).

Note: Activities that have already commenced prior to a grant application being submitted are not eligible for Achievement Grant funding (allow four weeks for processing of applications and payments).

Grant conditions

  • Upon return from performing or competing, successful applicants must provide proof of participation, for example, air ticket, medals, photographs;
  • Should an individual or group not compete in the event after receiving funding from the City (due to last minute injury etc.), all unspent funds must be returned to the City; and
  • Individuals/teams are eligible to receive one grant per financial year.

KidSport

KidSport makes it possible for Western Australian children to participate in community sport and recreation, regardless of financial circumstances. KidSport will allow eligible youth aged five to 18 years to apply for financial assistance to contribute towards club fees.

The fees will go directly to the registered KidSport clubs participating in the project through their participating local government.​

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Eligibility

Applicants for the KidSport grants must;

  • be aged five to 18 years;
  • have a Health Care Card or Pension Concession Card; and
  • primary place of residence must be in the local government area they are applying to

View the KidSport brochure. 

Find out more about KidSport and submit your application. 

Individual Sports Donations

Kwinana residents who have been selected to represent Western Australia or Australia in a regional, national or international competition or event can apply for an Individual Sports Donation.

This funding provides financial assistance relating to travel and accommodation costs.

Individual Sports Donation applications can be found on the City's Smarty Grants website. 

Submit your application for an Individual Sports Donation.

Australian Sporting Commission Local Sporting Champions Grant

The Australian Sporting Commission (Link to Sporting Commission website) currently offer Local Sporting Champions Grants to coaches, officials and competitors aged 12 to 18 participating in state, national or international championships. Please note; this is not a City initiative and different processes and timeframes apply. 

Submit your application for the Local Sporting Champions Grant

Contact Us

To find out more about Sporting Grants available to the City of Kwinana, including external funding or writing an application, please contact the Club Development Officer on 9439 0200 or send us an email.

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