ABC Gold Coast: Patrick Walker Radio Interview Patrick Walker talks about the important role the Sports Foundation plays for all levels of sports clubs in Australia. Have a listen here  
10 Minutes on Sport: The funding gap and the value of tax-deductible donations CEO of the Sports Foundation Patrick Walker sat down with PwC to talk Aussie sport, Fundraising and the value of tax-deductible donations. Read it here
Mara Stransky hoping to be the first Russell Island resident to compete in the Olympic Games 18 year old Mara Stransky from Russell Island (an island near QLD) is aiming to be the first of her hometown to represent Australia at the Olympic Games in 2020. She has started a
Disabled Surfers Association giving everyone access to beach A morning swim or catching a wave is now open to everyone in the Mornington Peninsula area after the Disabled Surfers Association were granted $10K through Giving4Grassroots™ to
Breaking Barriers: Sports Help Refugee Children Pushing Barriers is a charity set up by three women, led by mother-of-five Tracey Tucker. The newly created charity supports just arrived refugee youths into sporting teams by fund
Batemans Bay BMX club bringing in the bucks The Batemans Bay BMX club on the South Coast of NSW is working with the Sports Foundation to raise $5000 in tax-deductible donations. The club are fundraising for a new start-hill
Dalyellup Beach Cricket Club smashing fundraising The Dalyellup Beach Cricket Club in Bunbury WA is the largest club in the Bunbury and Districts Cricket Association and are fundraising for new equipment. The club currently has fi
Pararoos kick off in Cerebral Palsy World Championships The International Federation of Cerebral Palsy Football World Championships (IFCPF) is taking place in San Luis, Argentina this September and the Australian Pararoos are looking to
New pools for Phillip Island Phillip Island are edging closer to getting its long-awaited aquatic centre with councilors narrowing the area down to six potential sites. The residents of the Island were close t
Golf third biggest fund raiser The Sports Foundation had a record breaking year, raising just under $45 million for Aussie sport with golf making up almost $5 million of this sum. In comparison to last financia
National Sports Plan  Submission by the Australian Sports Foundation To assist the Sports Foundation in fulfilling its objective of delivering an additional $300m to sport from community donors and from private and corporate philanthropic sources, i
Tax-deductible donations an untapped revenue source for sport The Sydney Morning Herald has given a great summary of how the different sporting codes could better use the Sports Foundation to get their teams the much-needed funding. The examp
Maroochy Beach Gymnastics moving forward after club destroyed by fire A fire at the end of May saw the Maroochy Beach Gymnastics Club completely gutted and ruined. Now thanks to the generous donations from other coast gymnastic clubs and the wider c
NRL in a league of its own - sadly Following the release of our 2016/17 Snapshot the stats show that through fundraising the AFL has collected almost $20million more than NRL.  An article in the Sun Herald detail
Liam O'Brien hoping to use World Uni Games as a springboard to 2018 Comm Games 21 year old Gympie local Liam O’Brien is hoping that he will do well enough in the University Games in Taiwan this August that he will get a place in the 2018 Commonwealth Ga
Cleve Sport Centre Rebuilds after Storm In January 2016 the Cleve Community Sports Centre in South Australia was hit by a storm causing extensive structural and water damage and making it unusable. The Cleve Sporting Bod
Fee-Free Football: Dunbar Rovers Many football clubs in NSW can charge season fees of close to $2,400, Dunbar Rovers, however, have built a model that through fostering relationships with community businesses are
Cameron McKiddie aiming for Olympics 17 year old trap shooter Cameron McKiddie’s ultimate goal is to reach the Olympics but he faces a number of challenges to get there. McKiddie will represent Australia at the
Exciting times ahead for Roseville Golf Club ahead of the November is set to be a big month for Roseville Golf Club in NSW with their popular Gold Mashie event being held on the tenth. The Gold Mashie brings together a host of PGA legends
Fundraising for Anglesea Yacht Club motoring ahead Together with Anglesea Motor Yacht Club we are rasing $450,000 to upgrade the club house. The building at Point Roadknight beach has been there for 55 years and is now in need of m
Monty Summers' In year 12, Monty Summers was diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia (ALL), a rare form of blood cancer that prevents the white blood cells functioning correctly. As he told Th
Funds needed for babysitters Lyndhurst Football and Netball Club have just started a very unique project – crowdsourcing to cover the cost of babysitting so that the mums on the football team can play. T
Magpies Rebuild after Robbery In 2016 the Hay Magpies Rugby League Club were robbed and lost almost all of their equipment, team jumpers, and water bottles. The footy season is now underway and the club is find
Willunga Football Club building for the future Willunga Football Club are one of the oldest football clubs in South Australia and are calling on the community to help raise the funds for the $4.5 million redevelopment of the re
Riley Day passes sprint test as Sasha Zhoya flies in pole vault Junior sprint sensation Riley Day has two big tests this week and she’s not sure which one is more important. She passed the first with flying colours last night, winning the na
SPORTS FOUNDATION STEPS IN TO SUPPORT MORE ATHLETE FUNDRAISING The Australian Sports Foundation has widened its Athlete Fundraising program following the success of its pilot program conducted immediately prior to the Rio Olympic and Paralympi
$1 million Balls4All equipment bonanza now open Former Australian cricket captain, Michael Clarke is urging sports clubs, schools and communities to apply for the $1 million Balls4All giveaway as part of the ground-breaking part
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
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
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 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
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

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