Listed below are some other funding options for athletes. Please check with the providers directly for information.
Australian Sports Commission- Local Sporting Champions
The Local Sporting Champions Grant is offered to young people aged between 12-18 years attending a State, National or International competition as an athlete, coach, umpire or referee. Grants are offered to the value of $500 for individuals, and $3000 for teams. Please refer to the Local Sporting Champions website for information on eligibility, applications and FAQ’s.http://www.ausport.gov.au/champions
Layne Beachley - Aim for the stars foundation
The Layne Beachley Aim for the Stars Foundation was created to inspire girls and women (From 12yrs old) across Australia to dream and achieve. The program offers ambitious and dedicated females an opportunity to receive financial and moral support to help them achieve their goals. The foundation’s support will give them the opportunity to maintain a determined focus on their goal, to achieve their dreams earlier in life and allow them to further their ambitions and aim for the stars. Applications close 23 November 2013 http://grantsandfunding.com.au/grants/layne-beachley-aim-for-the-stars-foundation/
Australian Sports Commission - Sport Leadership Grants and Scholarships for Women Program
The Sport Leadership Grants and Scholarships for Women program provides women with opportunities to undertake training to reach their leadership potential within the industry as coaches, officials and administrators. Applications currently closed and will reopen in 2014 please contact the ASC for more information. www.ausport.gov.au/participating/women/women_leaders_in_sport
Local City Council
Many local councils in South Australia offer financial grants and assistance to athletes in their areas. These can range from $50-$500 annually, depending on level of competition and age. Provided below is a list of councils currently offering grants in the area of sport and recreation. Please contact your local council for more information. Please note: Councils not listed may still be able to offer financial assistance to athletes, so please contact them for further information on applying.