Grants are available to assist schools in the implementation of the Sport Leadership Program.

To be eligible for funding, schools must be part of a Sport Leadership Community (SLC). Refer to the table below for guidelines.

Grant Eligibility

Phase 1 - Leading with Action (LwA) A minimum of three secondary schools in reasonably close proximity to each other.
Phase 2 - Learning to Lead (L2L) A minimum of one secondary school and two partner primary schools. The secondary school must have participated in the Leading with Action program either as a host or a partner school.

Leading with Action grants (Phase 1) are offered to secondary schools who form a SLC and are based on the number of participating schools. Teacher relief, transport and staff catering costs are factored into the grant amount with a travel subsidy also available for remote schools.

Teacher relief for LwA is limited to the following entitlement:

  • 1 planning day and 1 day to conduct the LwA workshop for the nominated host school manager
  • 1 day per school attending LwA workshop. 

Learning to Lead grants (Phase 2) support local high schools and their partner primary schools. Teacher relief, transport and staff catering costs are factored into the grant amount with a travel subsidy also available for remote schools.

Teacher relief for L2L is limited to:

  • 1 planning day and 1 day to conduct the L2L workshop for the nominated host school manager
  • 1 day per school attending L2L workshop.

Applying for grants and the acquittal of funds is the responsibility of host school managers. Please note the following key dates related to LwA and L2L funding.

Grant application process and important dates

Leading with Action & Learning to Lead grant applications open (host schools only)

Late Term 1

Leading with Action & Learning to Lead grant applications close

Week 7, Term 2

Successful host schools notified

Week 10, Term 2

Grants become active Term 3 - mid June the following year
Host school manager completes funds acquittal for Leading with Action & Learning to Lead grants Before mid June the following year

Apply for a 2019-20 PSC Sport Leadership Grant.  Grants open 1 April 2019 and close 14 June 2019 and run for a period of approx. 12 months.