Indigenous Sports Partnered Programs

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About the Program

The ACT Government's ISPP, administered by Active Canberra, is a funding program for eligible organisations seeking financial support for sport or active recreation programs that target Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Funding for the ISPP has been provided to the ACT Government through the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS).

Key Outcomes

The key outcomes of the ISPP are:

  • To increase participation in sport and active recreation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people;
  • To encourage the sport and active recreation industry to be innovative and implement new or improve existing programs to increase participation opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people;
  • To provide education and training opportunities for employees, volunteers, club members etc. that will assist in the improved development and delivery of sport and active recreation activities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; and
  • To assist organisations purchase non-consumable, specialised equipment that will increase sport and active recreation opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Eligible Region

The ISPP will support projects that are delivered in the ACT and the immediate region within 80km of the ACT border.

Funding Guidelines

For further information regarding the 2016-17 ISPP, including assessment criteria, please refer to the 2016-17 ISPP Funding Guidelines page. Please review the 2016-17 ISPP Funding Guidelines before applying.

Contact

If you have any questions regarding the ISPP please contact the Inclusive Participation Project Officer on 6207 2076.