The Australian Sports Commission's Local Sporting Champions program is an Australian Government initiative designed to provide financial assistance for young people aged 12-18 towards the cost of travel, accommodation, uniforms or equipment when competing, coaching or officiating at an official national sporting organisation (NSO) endorsed state, national or international sporting championships or a School Sport Australia state or national championships.
Eligibility: The Local Sporting Champions program is designed to support young people participating in state, national and international level sporting championships as either an athlete, coach or official. Refer to the grant guidelines for further eligibility details.
Funding range of grant: $500 for successful individual applicants, and $3000 for successful team applications is available.
Applications close: Refer to the grant guidelines.