About our Regional Sports Organisation (RSO) Fund
This funding supports the facilitation of regional sporting programmes and services to encourage active lifestyles.
A total of $400,000 is allocated by the Trust to Regional Sports Organisations.
RSO funding is calculated using a formula based on the number of participants in each sporting code as follows:
For the purposes of funding the following applies:
Important to note: A person can be counted once only e.g. a person who is a player, coach and/or referee is regarded as one participant.
The following are not considered to be participants for the purposes of funding:
RSOs have the discretion to direct their RSO funding to areas of their operation they deem a priority.
Who can apply
Before a Regional Sports Organisation is eligible for funding, the following eligibility criteria needs to be met:
Any non profit legal entity currently registered with the Companies Office and operating in our area can apply for a grant including:
Before you begin please read this information
1. Uploading Supporting Documents/Attachments
You will need to have saved on your computer, on a memory stick/pen drive, or similar, the following documents/information as these need to be uploaded as part of your application (where applicable)
Files can be up to 25MB each; however try to keep files to a maximum of 5MB and please allow enough time for each file to upload before trying to attach another file.
2. Navigating (Moving Through) The Form
On the right hand side of every screen you will see a navigation box which links directly to each page of the application – click the link to move directly to the page you want.
To move forward or backward through the application click 'next page' or 'previous page'.
Remember to save often so that you don’t lose any information you’ve entered – just click on ‘save progress’ at the top or bottom of each page.
3. Saving Your Draft Application
If you wish to leave a partially completed application, press 'save and close' and log out. When you log back in and click on the 'My Submissions' link at the top of the screen, you’ll find a list of any started or submitted applications. You can reopen your draft application and start where you left off.
You can also download any application, whether draft or completed, as a PDF. Click on the 'Download' button at the bottom of the application navigation panel.
4. Submitting Your Application
There is a ‘Review and Submit’ button at the bottom of the navigation box. You need to review your application before you can submit it i.e. you will not be able to submit your application until all required questions (marked with an *) are completed. Once reviewed you can submit your application by clicking on 'Submit' at the top of the screen or on the navigation box.
Once submitted, no further editing of your application or uploading of support material is possible.
When you submit your application, you will receive an automated confirmation email with a copy of your submitted application attached. If you don't receive a confirmation of submission email then you should presume that your application has NOT been submitted.
A number of people can work on an application using the same log in details as long as only one person is working at a time. But do ensure you save as you go.
6. Further Help