Grant guidelines 2024
Coaches and officials are an integral part of the sport and recreation industry and play an important leadership role in athlete development and supporting a positive and safe training and game day environment.
At a local level, targeted stakeholder engagement and collaboration were used to identify relevant coaching and official concepts, gaps in provision, as well as the opportunities and challenges that need to be addressed to ensure the future direction
and sustainability of coaches and officials in Western Australia (WA).
The Coaching and Officiating Grants Program provides financial support to assist state sporting associations (SSAs) to develop and implement sustainable strategies and initiatives that support and develop new and existing coaches and officials in WA.
The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) is seeking applications from SSAs for projects that develop strategies and deliver initiatives to recruit, educate, develop and retain coaches and officials.
The DLGSC will prioritise applications that meet 1 or more of the following:
The DLGSC encourages organisations to consider applying for coaching and officiating projects that support and broaden diversity and inclusion. This may include projects that support youth, women, culturally and linguistically diverse, all abilities and
Indigenous coaches and officials.
The outcome of the Coaching and Officiating Grants Program is that:
The objectives of the Coaching and Officiating Grants Program are to:
The following organisations are eligible to apply:
To be eligible for funding, organisations must:
In addition, the following will apply:
You will receive an automated confirmation via email instantly when you submit your application. If you do not receive the confirmation email, contact Lorraine Sanders on the details below before the application closing time
Applications will be assessed against the following 4 criteria:
Strategic alignmentThe application demonstrates that the project delivers outcomes outlined in the SSAs strategic plan.
BenefitsThe application demonstrates who will benefit from the project and it will achieve at least 1 of the following objectives:
Organisation capacity and capabilityThe organisation demonstrates its capacity and capability to deliver the project and manage identified risks.
Project plan and budgetThe application includes a detailed outline of the project and how it will be promoted and evaluated. It is based on a realistic budget and represents value for money.
Each assessment criteria are weighted equally.
Applications that meet 1 or more of the Coaching and Officiating Grants Program priorities will be ranked more highly.
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