The 2017 @australianbaseballleague is on tonight! Check out ABLtv.com where @perthheat will be taking on the @sydneybluesox ⚾️ #lovesport #getoutside #fundraiser #aussiesofinstagram #asf #baseball #sport #sydney #visitsydney #visitperth #ourgame

REGRAM: @surfingaus 🌊Surfing our way through the first week of 2017... great pic @mitch_gilmore_⠀ #lovesport #getouside #fundraiser #surfaustralia #asf #surfing #2017 #beach #active #summer

As far as New Years' resolutions go, Ned Wieland's is pretty impressive - to be the youngest Aussie male to swim the English Channel! #sport #swimming #newyear2017 #asf

What better way to welcome 2017 than watching the @BigBash tonight!!! 🏏#lovesport #getoutside #fundraiser #aussiesofinstagram #asf #bigbash #happynewyear #newyear2017 #visitsydney #bbl #adelaide

Football to grow in Townsville Earlier this year the grants for our Giving4Grassroots ‘Active Adults’ round were distributed to some very deserving clubs, teams and communities. The criteria for our ‘A
Kids call timeout on poor sideline behaviour Our friends at Play by the Rules are a national project working to make sport inclusive, safe and fair. Their Let Kids be Kids campaign is one that we at the sports foundation trul
Working together with the Wallaroos The Australian Women’s Rugby team will represent the country at the World Cup in August and despite not getting paid to play in this tournament they will have support through don
Local Op-Shop creating opportunities in more ways than one With the Football Federation of Australia looking to expand the A-league competition their are plenty of chances for growth in all areas of the game. In 2016 the Opportunity Shop i
Step 1: Before the whistle – creating an EOFY campaign With only five months until the end of financial year, now is the time to start thinking about your tax deductible fundraising campaign and put together a strategy that will capita
Gatton Jubilee Golf Club about more than just golf! For Scott Swan the general manager of Gatton Jubilee Golf Club it was a “no-brainer” to jump on board when he heard about the sports Foundation fundraising for sport program (F
New Women's Football League to go ahead no matter what A number of football teams in Victoria have joined together to create a new woman’s football league. Shepparton News reported that the move follows the disband of the Victorian
Bathurst Football kicking goals in 2017 Changes and improvements to the football facilities at Proctor Park and Police Paddock in Bathurst could mean significant growth and opportunity for the sport. In an opinion piece
2017 NT Sport Awards – who will you vote for? The Northern Territory Department of Tourism and Culture is hosting the NT Sports Awards to recognise the achievements of athletes, coaches, sporting officials and volunteers over
Coolbinia Bombers Clubhouse upgrade making history There’s potential for history to be made this year at Coolbinia Bombers Football Club in Perth, WA. The club’s looking to upgrade their clubhouse for the first time in
Redevelopments look to bring Clare Oval back to its best Clare Sports Club in South Australia has started a fundraiser to bring Clare Town Oval back to its very best. According to the Northern Argus, the project was set up with the help
G4G buzz in our sporting community Australasian Leisure Management has whipped up a great piece on us! The article came out just a few days after we released the grants to this round’s Giving4Grassroots reci
More adults to get in to Lacrosse The Australian Sports Foundation’s Giving4GrassrootsTM program has granted $4,000 to Bayswater Lacrosse Club as part of the Active Adults grant round. Active Adults is about inc
AFL Goulburn Murray gives playing opportunity to 120 females The Goulburn Murray AFL Club has been awarded $7,500 through the Australian Sports Foundation’s Giving4GrassrootsTM program, where the grant will be used to help fund the estab
Inclusion for all at Blue Mountains Netball Association The Blue Mountain Gazette has featured a story on the Blue Mountains Netball Association who received our Giving4GrassrootsTM grant which will enable them to hold training seminars
No horsing around when it comes to safety Owner of Willinga Park Equestrian Centre on the NSW South Coast Terry Snow has donated $250,000 to Equestrian Australia through the Australian Sports Foundation. As reported on w
Goodlife Community Centre: more than just sports If you thought that only sports clubs and athletes that can fundraise through the Australian Sports Foundation, then you are mistaken! According to a recent article in the Sunshine
Aussie kids amongst the least active in the world Riverine Herald article The Theory of Jess raises a number of important points when looking at this generation of children and their engagement in sport. It used to be that for m
Olivia Inglis Scholarship Fund An article published by horsetalk.co.nz last week has highlighted the significance of the Olivia Inglis Scholarship Fund in ensuring the future safety of Eventing in Australia.
CEO Patrick Walker makes waves Making his debut on FOX Sports News with Brett Kimmorley last week, CEO Patrick Walker announced our $1 million sporting product and equipment giveaway through our Giving4Grassroot
Million Dollar Equipment Giveaway to Get Australia Active Again In partnership with Spartan Sports, we are giving away $1 million worth of product and equipment to help combat Australia’s declining participation rates in sport and physical re
Hockey can score with fundraising project Hockey Australia is further developing the game by registering its Hookin2Hockey Give Every Kid A Go fundraising program in partnership with the Australian Sports Foundation. Austr
Fundraising how-tos

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Fundraising how-tos Together with Terry Dillon Solutions, CEO Patrick Walker takes us through a few quick videos on how the Foundation works, what you can fundraise for and how to get the most from yo
New Foundation to make a real difference to grass roots football AFL Tasmania has announced an exciting new initiative that will provide direct financial support to the traditional heartlands of Tasmanian football.   The Tasmanian Football Foun
Connecting communities through sport The Glen Iris Junior Football Club has helped bring opportunity and happiness to children in the remote Papunya Aboriginal Community. This inspirational sports fundraising story be
DGR status explained

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DGR status explained Our deductible gift recipient (DGR) status means that donations of $2 or more are tax deductible. The Foundation will provide your donors with a tax receipt for all money contribu
What’s in it for you? If you’re wondering what you can raise funds for, our fundraising projects raise money for any initiative that will enhance or develop sport in Australia. Three of the most popul
Breaking Down Barriers We know that it can sometimes be awkward, embarrassing or daunting to ask potential donors to donate, so we’ve got you covered with these tips. If you’ve got it, flaunt it! Mak
NSO Forum Announced

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NSO Forum Announced 2016 marked another successful year of sports fundraising, with a record $32m donated to sports via tax-deductible donations in partnership with us. Donations to sport have almost
Sports Fundraising Dos and Don’ts There’s more to sports fundraising than selling chocolates and our CEO, Patrick Walker, shares his advice on how to get the most out of your fundraising projects: DO create a mea
$300m target broken with record $32m in sport donations Australians contributed a record $32 million in tax deductible donations to sport via the Australian Sports Foundation in the 2015-16 financial year – taking total funds rais
Groundbreaking Funding Opportunities Available for Rio Athletes Individual Australian Olympic and Paralympic athletes, who have qualified or are in the process of qualifying, for Rio 2016 can now raise tax-deductible funds to assist their prepa
FFA seeking $160,000 for Pararoos Football Federation Australia (FFA) today announced a fundraising partnership with the Australian Sports Foundation (the Sports Foundation), to help the Pararoos qualify for the CP
Tax deducible Community Fundraising set to `Give Every Girl a Chance'   We have joined forces with the Netball Foundation to launch our first Community Fundraising project; Confident Girls. The project aims to raise up to $250,000 in 2016 to make a pos
Excited to be working with you, Spartan! We are excited to announce that leading international sports goods supplier, Spartan Sports, will sponsor our nationwide Giving4Grassroots™ (G4G™) grants program. G4G™ funds
G4G Grants Impact Our Youth G4G Grant supports Tennis Club membership increase of 30% Paramount Tennis Club received a $3,700 G4G grant in 2015, which allowed them to increase their club’s membership by
Getting Underprivileged Kids to Their Cricket Games A $5,000 grant has allowed Sunshine Heights Cricket Club to transport less-privileged kids to their cricket games. “The make-up and backgrounds of our junior players means th
G4G Grant supports Tennis Club membership increase of 30% Paramount Tennis Club received a $3,700 G4G grant in 2015, which allowed them to increase their club’s membership by 30%. The club knows how important the role of sport is fo
Sports legends to champion fundraising programs for $300m goal The Australian Sports Foundation today celebrates its 30th anniversary and announced that 12 sports greats have agreed to support its fundraising initiatives as “Champions”. Si
Fundraising Quick Win Debbie Adams, Tritons Secretary/ Junior Development Officer, shared with us some of her tips on how she raised $2,000 to run a Come ‘n Try program, which resulted in 50% of all C
Be a good sport and donate through the ASF He belongs to a family known as one of the most of the richest and most philanthropic in the nation. Yet even Josh Liberman never knew he could make a donation to his favourite spo
Celebrating Melbourne Cup, it's Fundraising That Stops A Nation! Our top ten reasons to fundraise with the Australian Sports Foundation battle it out in a race to be number one. Who will take out The Cup? 1. Tax deductible donations 2. No chocol
Spotlight on the Cronulla Sharks Launching your campaign is the hardest part, but it does get easier. We are following the Cronulla Sharks fundraising journey to give you an insight into what a high profile club g
2015 G4G recipients update We granted 26 clubs grants in August this year, thanks to our generous G4G donors who made this possible. We have an update from 3 of our recipients on how their have been using th
NEWS – Dockers’ facility to set new AFL benchmark The Australian Sports Foundation is partnering with Fremantle Dockers AFL club to help the Dockers fund its contribution to a $109 million integrated community and elite sport and
South Australia Sports Museum It is made apparent that every donation, no matter how small, helps our partners in their fundraising goals. Through the official launch of the future South Australia Sports Museum
NEWS – Bresciano backs Pararoos for Rio Games With funding secured for the Australian Pararoos to compete in the World Championships later this month, former Socceroo Mark Bresciano is now urging the public to support fundrais
FROM THE CAPTAIN – MAY 2015 With just one month to go before financial year end, donations are rolling in across many of our projects. Amazingly, nearly 40% of all donations we receive typically come in the m
NEWS – Donation allows Hawks to invest in Indigenous football communities AFL premiers, Hawthorn, will expand its Indigenous program following a $1 million donation from Epic Pharmacy Group founders and Hawthorn Football Club Foundation members, Stuart G
NEWS – Sports Foundation moves to save Adelaide Lightning WNBL club The Australian Sports Foundation is working with Adelaide Lightning to ensure it participates in the 2015-16 Women’s National Basketball League, and to continue to provide a path
NEWS – Queensland Rugby aiming to hook world record for SCRUM monument Queensland Rugby will raise awareness for its SCRUM monument at Suncorp Stadium by attempting to break the world record for the World’s Largest Scrum in September. Queensland Rug
FROM THE CAPTAIN – APRIL 2015 The year end is fast approaching so it is a great time to engage with your donors to thank them for their ongoing support and to ensure you are front of mind as they plan those end
The fundraising market and opportunity for sport   Many people perceive sport as being incredibly well funded in Australia, however the professional and public nature of the minority provides an uneven bias to this opinion.
FROM THE CAPTAIN – MARCH 2015 The sporting summer continues and hasn’t it been a great one!? Our congratulations go to our newest world champions, the Australian Cricket team, for their fantastic world cu
FROM THE CAPTAIN – FEBRUARY 2015 What a time to be an Aussie sports fan – the Australian Open and Asian Cup were amazing and with Cricket’s world cup just around the corner it’s sure to be a big
From the Captain – April 2015 The year end is fast approaching so it is a great time to engage with your donors to thank them for their ongoing support and to ensure you are front of mind as they plan those end

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