Status: OPEN

Applications open on Tuesday, 7 September 2021, and will close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, 10 November 2021. Late applications will not be accepted.

The details of the successful applicants will be made publicly available at www.communities.tas.gov.au. Unsuccessful applicants will receive a letter advising they have been unsuccessful, with details of how to request feedback on their application.

Overview

The Tasmanian Government acknowledges the impact of COVID-19 and its resulting effects, including spectator restrictions, loss of revenue, postponements and cancellations, on sport and recreation clubs.

The 2021-22 Sport and Active Recreation Equipment Grants Program provides sport and active recreation clubs with grants of between $2 000 and $25 000 to assist with the purchase of additional or replacement equipment.

Applicants are required to contribute at least 20 per cent of the total cost of purchasing the equipment (the project cost).

This is a competitive Grants Program.

Eligibility

Organisations

The 2021-22 Sport and Active Recreation Equipment Grants Program is funded through the Community Support Levy (CSL). Legislation requires that funding under this Grants Program is provided for the benefit of sport and recreation clubs.

Eligible Equipment

The 2021-22 Sport and Active Recreation Equipment Grants Program supports the purchase of equipment that directly benefits a sport or recreation club and its members.

Funding Available

It is anticipated that approximately $1 million will be available for distribution under the 2021–22 Sport and Active Recreation Equipment Grants Program in 2021-22.

Funding limits (per applicant) are:

Minimum funding amount: $2 000

Maximum funding amount: $25 000

Funding provided will be a maximum of the approved items to be purchased, successful applicants must have a minimum of 20 per cent of the total funding requirements secured to contribute towards the project (see Secured Funds).

An organisation may apply for more than one item and should rank each item in order of priority. The maximum amount of funding that will be provided to an organisation is $25 000.

Guidelines and Application Forms

Applicants are encouraged to carefully read the application form and complete all sections to enable their application to be assessed.

How to apply: Details on how to apply are included in the program Guidelines and Application Form.

Contact

Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact CSR before preparing their application to ensure they understand the Program’s requirements and can present their best case for funding.

CSR can be contacted on1800 252 476 or email: sportrec@communities.tas.gov.au