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2017 Inclusive Participation Funding Program (IPFP) Open for Applications

The 2017 IPFP, administered by Active Canberra, is open for applications and will close at 11:00am on Monday 10 April 2017.

The primary objective of the IPFP is to increase participation opportunities is sport and recreation for the identified target populations: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders; Culturally and linguistically Diverse (CALD) People; Older Adults; and People with a Disability.

Organisations can apply for up to $15,000 (GST Exclusive) for the 2017/18 financial year.

For more information on the IPFP, including Funding Guidelines and how to apply, please visit the Inclusive Participation Funding Program (IPFP) web page.

2016-17 Indigenous Sports Grants Program (ISGP) Open for Applications - Get up to $200 support

The 2016-17 Indigenous Sports Grants Program (ISGP) is open for applications. Get up to $200 in funding support towards the cost of your registration or membership for sport or active recreation, coaching and training courses, or representative opportunities.

For more information on the ISGP, including how to apply, please visit the Indigenous Sports Grants Program (ISGP) web page.

Announcement of the 2017 Sport and Recreation Grants Program Recipients

Minister for Sport and Recreation, Yvette Berry, has announced that more than $2.7 million will be invested in local sport and recreation as part of the 2017 Sport and Recreation Grants Program (SRGP)  and Asset Repair and Maintenance Scheme.

For more information including a list of the 2017 SRGP recipients, please visit Sport and Recreation Grants Program web page.   

2016 Nature Play Grants Program (NPGP) Recipients announced

The Minister for Sport and Recreation, Yvette Berry, has announced $20,000 in funding through the 2016 Nature Play Grants Program.

For more information including a list of the 2016 NPGP successful recipients, please visit the Nature Play Grants Program web page.

Winners Announced for the Inaugural CBR Sport Awards

Around 350 people from every level of sport in Canberra came together on Friday 9 December at the National Arboretum to celebrate the outstanding achievements of the top 2016 athletes, teams and behind-the-scenes contributors at the inaugural CBR Sport Awards.

For a full list of winners and to see pictures from the event, visit http://cbrsportawards.com.au/.

2016 Small and Emerging Sport and Recreation Investment Program (SESRIP) Recipients announced

Minister for Sport and Recreation, Yvette Berry, has announced $18,000 in funding through the 2016 Small and Emerging Sport and Recreation Investment Program.

For more information including a list of the 2016 SESRIP successful recipients, please visit the Small and Emerging Sport and Recreation Investment Program web page.

ACT Indoor Sports Facility Study – ACT Government Response

Minister for Sport and Recreation has released an ACT Indoor Sports Facility Report which examines the current provision of indoor sports facilities in Canberra and provides recommendations on how these facilities can be best utilised. The report also provides recommendations for future provision of indoor sport facilities to meet the needs of our growing population.

The ACT Government response to the recommendations from ACT Indoor Facility report can be found at the highlighted link.

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