Sport Play Grant

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Hume residents aged 24 and under, wanting financial support to cover the costs of participating in a sport or physical activities are encouraged to apply.

This funding supports you with the costs to participate in a sport, leisure or physical activity that has a physical or well-being outcome.   

Grant Amounts

  • Up to $250 per applicant.

Examples include:

  • Membership and tournament fees
  • Formal/Informal/Non-Structured physical and leisure activity programs
  • Hume Aquatic and Leisure Centre Programs
  • Uniforms
  • Individual equipment .

How to apply?

  • Applications are accepted throughout the year until funds are exhausted.
  • You will be notified of the outcome within 6 weeks of a fully completed application with all supporting documents.
  • First time applicants will be prioritised over applicants that have previously received SAGP funding.

Apply for the Sports Play Grant

Who can apply?

Eligibility  

  • Applicants must be permanent residents of Hume City (evidence of residential address is required at the time of application).
  • Applicants must be  aged 24 years and under at the time of application.
  • Applicants must be taking part in a sport, leisure or physical activity that has a physical or well-being outcome based in Hume
  • Applicants must be named on one of the following issued and valid
    • Australian Government Concession Card (Health Care Card),
    • Temporary/Provisional Visa Grant Letter or VEVO Check
    • Other documents that affirm a person’s refugee or asylum seeker status. Eg. Immi Card or an official support letter from an agency
  • Applicants can apply for one category of funding per application.

What will be funded?

  • Membership and tournament fees
  • Formal/Informal/Non-Structured physical and leisure activity programs
  • Hume Aquatic and Leisure Centre Programs
  • Uniforms
  • Individual equipment

What will not be funded?

  • Travel and accommodation costs associated with event participation
  • Expenses associated with the travel costs of accompanying family members
  • Sport or Physical Activities conducted during school hours or as part of school curriculum.
  • Membership or registration fees that are not associated with a recognised sport or physical activity. For example, language lessons, acting classes, music lessons, etc.
  • One-off ‘Come and Try’ days, fun runs and mass participation events.
  • Uniforms and clothing that are not incorporated into a membership or registration fee for a sport or active recreation activity.
  • Runners
  • Activity that has already taken place

What documents do I need?

We want you to have the best chance to receive grant funding. You will need to supply the following documentation with your grant application.

  • Proof of Residency in Hume ie. Driver's License, Bank Statement 
  • Proof of Age (Aged 24 years and under) ie. Passport, Driver's License, Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Program and Cost ie. website, social media, letter from organisation, invoice, quote
  • Proof of Concession ie. Australian Government Concession Card (Health Card), Temporary/Provisional Visa Grant Letter or VEVO Check, other documents that affirm a person's refugee or asylum seeker status eg Immi Card or an official support letter from an agency
  • Proof of Bank details ie. bank statement excerpt (with no balances or transactions), bank deposit slip for the nominated account