About the project


Sport Access Foundation offers grants to Australian children with a disability so that they have an opportunity to play and participate in sport.

Funds raised by Sport Access Foundation go towards providing financial assistance - through annual grants - for key sports projects and events for Australian kids who have a disability.

When Sport Access Foundation first offered grants to help children with a disability to participate in sport, we received 27 applications. In 2018, we received 100.

This year we are aiming to double that again and to reach as many children possible.

We are also increasing our grants to provide as many children with the opportunity to recieve a sporting grant. For more details on our 2019 grants visit our website - www.sportaccessfoundation.org.au

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Disabilities of our 2018 Applicants:

Tourette’s Syndrome


Intellectual disability

Transverse Myelitis

Vision impairment – Blind, partially vision impaired, retinal dystrophy, bilateral optic atrophy

Sensory Nystagmus

Perthes Disease

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Infantile Congenital Scoliosis

Acquired Brain Injury

Arnold Chiari Malformation

Klippel Fiel Syndrome

Hearing impairment – Deaf, severe to profound hearing Loss, cochlear implant/hearing aids

Oculocutaneous Albinism

Cerebral Palsy Spastic Diplegic

Congenital Deformity of right hand

Nystagmus (involuntary movement of the eye)

Cerebral Palsy

Epilepsy and Autism

Undiagnosed severe and permanent progressive disorder of spinal cord

Kyphoscoliosis with heme-vertebrae and rib anomalies

Clubfeet and joint hypomobilit

Classic Autism & Intellectual Disability

Amputee – upper and lower body, including Bi-lateral leg amputee, Right leg through knee, below the knee

Osteogenesis imperfecta

Congenital Upper left limb difference

Spastic diplegic cerebral palsy

Down Syndrome

Cerebral Palsy, left hemisphereotomy

Bilateral Peters Anomaly

Rieger Syndrome

Usher Syndrome

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP)

Cerebral Palsy Spastic Diplegia

Congenital Arm Abnormality- Radiohumeral Synostosis with Type 4 Ulnar Deficiency and Thumb Aplasia


Arthrogryposis, bilateral club feet, and HFASD.

If you have any queries or would like to know more please contact Sport Access Foundation via our email: info@sportaccessfoundation.org.au 

Sport Access Foundation is proudly supported by its founding partner BlueScope, and King Wood & Mallesons, Zoggs Australia, Harvey Norman, Tagzart Design and Triathlon Australia.


Sport Access Foundation was set up by Katie Kelly OAM, Australia's first Gold Medallist in the sport of Paratriathlon at the 2016 Rio Paralympics. Katie trains with Triathlon Australia's High Performance squad on the Gold Coast, under Coach Dan Atkins. After winning the 2017 World Championships, Katie's new goal is Tokyo 2020 Paralympics as she aims to make her second Paralympics.

  • Matilda Peterson

    This is in lieu of a gift as requested by Barnaby Jones for his 9th birthday.

  • Ian Williams

    A donation on behalf of Barnaby Jones birthday. For a great cause!

  • Angela Schrimpl

    Continue this worthy effort.

  • The PICA Group

    Every small step leads to big feat! Katie Kelly does us proud every time, we're always happy to support her efforts with the Sport Access Foundation.

  • Tudor BIDDER

    All the very best of luck. Enjoy your sport as we will enjoy watching you.

  • Mark Taggart / Tagzart Design

    Here is one child covered for the Christmas Campaign. Love supporting SAF :)

  • Michy

    Love your work Team KK. All the best to all you lovely people & kiddies. Keep having fun. Michy xo

  • Emma Vartanian

    On behalf of GOLDOC Touch Football

  • Carolyn Thompson

    Such an awesome foundation. Keep up the amazing work!

  • Mark Taggart

    Love to support Sport Access Foundation where I can. Katie you are an inspiration and a good friend.

  • Geoffrey Verco

    I wish my donation to be used to cover any admin fees charged by ASF on donations by the Primary Club of Australia to the Sport Access Foundation.

  • Chris Pilling

    Hi KK - Happy New Year!

  • Matthew Webber

    Completely and utterly inspired by the grace, intelligence and work ethic of Katie Kelly. A privilege to know her and support her work.

  • Jemima Findlay

    Contributing to making a difference... Way to go Katie a great achievement.

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