Sport4Everyone Grant Round Application Terms and Conditions

Sport4Everyone Grant Round Application Terms and Conditions:

The following terms and conditions (Terms and Conditions) apply to an applicant (Applicant) who has submitted an application (Application) for the Australian Sport Foundation’s (Sports Foundation) 2018 Giving4GrassrootsTM Sport4Everyone Grant Round (Sport4Everyone Grant Round):

General

  1. By applying for a grant, Applicants agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions.
  2. If an Application does not comply with these Terms and Conditions, it will be ruled invalid and withdrawn from consideration. Applications are invited from Australian sporting clubs and community organisations in accordance with the eligibility criteria outlined in the 2018 Sport4Everyone application information, available online at https://asf.org.au/giving4grassroots/apply-now/
  3. To be eligible for a grant, Applicants must have accurately completed the Giving4Grassroots TM Application Form available online at https://asf.org.au/giving4grassroots/sports4everyone-grant-application/
  4. By submitting an Application, Applicants warrant that the information contained in their Application is, to the best of their knowledge, truthful and accurate.
  5. To be considered for the Sport4Everyone Grant Round, completed Applications must be submitted online by 11.59pm (AEST) on Wednesday 25 April 2018.
  6. From time to time, and at its discretion the Sports Foundation may enter into arrangements with third party organisations (Project Partners) to provide funding or services, or to source funding, for its grants programs. Without limitation, such arrangements may provide that a Project Partner can participate in the review, assessment and selection of Applications, reviewing acquittals or promoting the Applicant’s projects.
  7. These Terms and Conditions are to be read in conjunction with the 2018 Sport4Everyone application information referred to in Clause 2 above. By submitting an Application, Applicants agree that they have read and understood the Sport4Everyone application information.
  8. Grants will be made under the Sports Foundation’s Giving4GrassrootsTM program, the national small grants program that funds initiatives and programs aimed at increasing participation in grassroots and community sport throughout Australia. The Sports Foundation will only make grants under this program to not for profit organisations that hold an ABN number.
  9. There is only one application form and this covers Applications for grants that may be funded by the Giving4GrassrootsTM
  10. The Sports Foundation team, in conjunction with any applicable Project Partners, will decide which Applicants are eligible to receive grants.
  11. As the number of Applications may be substantial, not every Application that meets the eligibility criteria will receive a grant. The ultimate decision in relation to whom grants are paid and the amount is at the sole discretion of the Sports Foundation and any applicable Project Partners, and no correspondence will be entered into relating to the decision process or the outcome.
  12. By submitting an Application, Applicants consent to the Sports Foundation and any applicable Project Partner using and disclosing the information provided in the Application for the purposes of conducting the Giving4GrassrootsTM program, including reviewing, processing and selecting Applications, undertaking promotional and marketing activities, and any other matters connected to or incidental to the Giving4GrassrootsTM program or related initiatives. Applicants also consent to the Sports Foundation, or any applicable Project Partner, using their information to contact them to share information that may be of interest to them.
  13. The Sports Foundation may consult with external industry experts and Project Partners for the purpose of reviewing Applications for the Sport4Everyone Grant Round. Applicants may be contacted by them directly for the purpose of Application assessment, validation and due diligence.
  14. The Sports Foundation team reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of Applications and to disqualify any Application that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
  15. In considering an Application, the Sports Foundation may vary the level of funding offered to a potential grant recipient at its sole discretion.
  16. Applicants shall not do or say anything or cause anyone to do or say anything that may prejudice, or be detrimental to or cause damage to the name and reputation of the Giving4GrassrootsTM Grants program, the Sports Foundation, or any Project Partners.
  17. Applicants agree that if their Application is successful, the Sports Foundation, or any applicable Project Partner, may promote and report on the Applicant or their project using information in the Application, information and media (including photos and quotes) obtained from the Applicant or available publically, and information in acquittal reports, to its partners, networks, and the community through internal and external communication channels, including but not limited to online channels and social media. Project Partners may request to use photos and quotes from Applicants which, if provided by the Applicant, may be used by the Project Partner them for their own marketing and promotional purposes.
  18. Applicants are responsible for all costs associated with submitting an Application for the Sport4Everyone Grant Round. The Sports Foundation, and any Project Partners, will not be liable for any loss or damage suffered or incurred by an Applicant in connection with submitting an Application.
  19. The Sport4Everyone Grant Round can be suspended or terminated by the Sports Foundation if it is not satisfied with the quality of the applications received for that particular Sport4Everyone Grant Round. Applicants should visit the website from time to time to review the current and effective Terms and Conditions for the applicable Sport4Everyone Grant Round.

 

Grant payments

 

  1. The Grant amount offered will be advised at the time that any application is deemed successful and will be advised in a Grant Letter of Offer
  2. The Grant Recipient will provide the Sports Foundation with bank details to pay and grants as per the application form.
  3. If the Grant Recipient is registered for GST, the Grant Recipient must comply with the Recipient Created Tax Invoice (RCTI) Agreement as set out in clause 7.
  4. If the Sports Foundation has part funded the project (that is not provided the full expected cost of your project), then by acknowledging this agreement the Grant Recipient commits to raising the balance required to ensure the project goes ahead as outlined in the application form, both in terms of scope and timing.
  5. Should the submitted project be unable to proceed; the Grant Recipient must seek written approval from the Sports Foundation to use the funds for a similar purpose or return the granted funds to the Sports Foundation.

 

Acquittal of Grant

 

  1. The Grant Recipient will be required to complete a Grant Acquittal at the completion of the project showing how the grants funds were spent in accordance to the project purpose. A Grant Acquittal form will be supplied by the Sports Foundation.
  2. Grants are to be used for the purpose as stated within your Giving4Grassroots™ application form and acquitted as such via the provided acquittal process.
  3. The Grant Recipient agrees to provide progress reports including the impact achieved through the grant as requested.
  4. If the project timeline extends beyond the Grant Acquittal request date, the Grant Recipient must provide details of acquittals to that date, with evidence of unspent monies, along with a timeline of when the remaining funds will be used. The full acquittal process would then be completed at the end date of the project.
  5. Acquittal details required will include:
    1. Full expenditure account of project where Grant Recipient received a grant of money
    2. Project impact and outcomes report
    3. Activity report of project, including photographs, short videos and similar material for marketing purposes

Acknowledgment of the Sports Foundation

  1. The Grant Recipient is required to take reasonable steps to recognise the Sports Foundation and Giving4Grassroots™ during the life of the project. This includes but is not limited to the following activities, where related to the project or activity:
  • Acknowledgement in digital and written correspondence with members
  • Acknowledgement in social media posts
  • Advertising at events
  • Logo displayed in a prominent position on collateral
  • Sports Foundation marketing team to be contacted and consulted prior to media announcements and launches
  • Verbal acknowledgment by key personal in relation a funded project

 

Recipient Created Tax Invoice (RCTI) Agreement

 

  1. In the event that the Grant Recipient is registered or required to be registered for GST, the parties agree to the following terms with respect to the issue of RCTIs by the Sports Foundation to the Grant Recipient:
  2. The Grant Recipient will not issue to Sports Foundation a tax invoice in respect of that supply
  3. The Sports Foundation acknowledges that it is registered for GST at the time of entering into this agreement with the Grant Recipient
  4. The Sports Foundation will notify the Grant Recipient if it ceases to be registered for GST or ceases to satisfy the requirements of GSTR 2000/10
  5. The Grant Recipient acknowledges that it is registered for GST at the time of entering into this agreement with the Sports Foundation
  6. The Grant Recipient will notify the Sports Foundation if the Grant Recipient ceases to be registered for GST or satisfy the requirements of GSTR 2000/10
  7. The Sports Foundation will issue to the Grant Recipient a recipient created adjustment note where a supply made under this agreement is subject to an adjustment event (as defined by Subdivision 19-A) of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999

 

  1. All RCTIs or recipient created adjustment notes issued to the Grant Recipient by the Sports Foundation under this agreement will contain all the necessary information as required under the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 and A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Regulations 1999) (Statutory Rules 1999 No. 245)

 

 

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