AFL Victoria New Multicultural Player Subsidies

AFL Victoria is committed to assisting Community Clubs attract new participants from a Multicultural background by eliminating key barriers to participation for Multicultural Families. In keeping with this commitment, AFL Victoria has developed a State Grant Scheme to support the transition of new Multicultural participants, from promotional programs, into ongoing participation program within the mainstream football pathway.

CRITERIA

  • The nominated player/s must be under the age of 18
  • Player/s must be from AFL Victoria’s target cultural groups – China, India Africa or the Middle East
  • First year registered in a Community Club via Sports TG

WHO CAN APPLY?

  • Clubs competing in leagues affiliated with AFL Victoria
  • NAB AFL Auskick centres
  • AFL Victoria Staff
  • AFL Clubs Victoria

HOW MUCH CAN COMMUNITY CLUBS APPLY FOR?

  • Multicultural Player grants can fund up to $200 per player.

WHAT TYPE OF APPLICATIONS CAN BE FUNDED?

  • Registration fees
  • Team apparel, boots or mouth guard costs.
  • Transport assistance

WHAT TYPE OF APPLICATIONS WON’T BE FUNDED?

  • Registration discounts for existing Multicultural participants
  • Equipment for Community club
  • Paying volunteers

HOW TO APPLY

PRIORITIES 

  • Projects that will increase on-going participation in high Multicultural areas
  • Reducing financial barriers to participation for Multicultural participants across Victoria
  • Providing uniforms for competitors and active participants
  • Providing access for participants to attend training and games

CLUBS SUCCESSFUL IN RECEIVING FUNDING ARE REQUIRED TO:

  • Use the funds for the specified activity.
  • Arrange a Community clubs Cultural Education workshop to be delivered by AFL (Victoria) at the club with Junior Club leaders
  • Provide an end of year report, with photos, highlighting the outcomes and benefits of the Grant.

EXPECTED TIMELINE

  • Round 2: Commences Jan 31 and concludes October 31, 2020
  • Applications will only be assessed if all relevant information has been provided
  • All applications will be notified two weeks after submission
  • Approved applications will receive further information regarding funding requirements

Premier partners

Official Partners

Official licencee / supplier

Community Partners