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Local Sport Defibrillator Grant Program

Response For Life Australia

About the program

The NSW Government is allocating $2 million over four years, 2022-26 to assist sporting clubs across NSW in the purchase and maintenance of AEDs.

Applicants can request grants for multiple AEDs in a single application to a maximum of three devices, but the maximum grant for each AED cannot exceed $3,000.

Each organisation is limited to one application per financial year.

 

Important dates

  • Program opens: Tuesday 29 November 2022
  • Program closes: 1:00pm, Friday 10 February 2023

Assessment of applications will occur at intervals over this period, and applicants will be advised of their outcomes as they are processed.

 

Key objectives

The Local Sports Defibrillator Grant Program is aligned with the Office of Sport Strategic Plan, particularly in the following objectives:

  • Increase the capability of the sector to create fair, safe and inclusive environments for everyone, including children
  • Increase regular and on-going participation in sport
  • Assist sport clubs to provide quality service to their members and meet community needs.

 

Funding availability

Grants are available up to $3000 per AED package, and eligible organisations can apply for up to three packages to a total maximum value of $9000.

 

Eligible applicants

To be eligible for a grant an applicant will need to be one of the following:

  • Incorporated, not-for-profit sports and recreational clubs or other incorporated organisations in NSW that are sport or recreation related
  • State or national sporting organisations on behalf of member clubs located in NSW
  • Licensed sporting clubs, providing that the project directly benefits sporting activities
  • Sporting clubs associated with a school, church or university providing they are an incorporated not for profit club in their own right
  • Councils, and sport and recreational facilities owners on behalf of sport and recreational clubs
  • Service clubs such as Rotary, CWA and Lions, on behalf of sports clubs.

 

Ineligible applicants

Ineligible applicants are any organisation types not listed as ‘Eligible Applicants’ above, and include, but are not limited to:

  • Individuals
  • Parents and Citizens (P&C) Associations
  • For-profit, commercial organisations
  • Government departments and agencies

An eligible organisation will be deemed not eligible for funding under this program if they are an organisation named:

  1. by the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse on its list of institutions that have not joined or signified their intent not to join the Scheme; or
  2. in the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse that has not yet joined the National Redress Scheme.

 

Application process

Step 1: Check your eligibility

  • Before you apply, please read these guidelines to make sure you understand all relevant requirements, including whether you are eligible to apply.
  • You can find the relevant information on the Office of Sport’s website:
  • Projects must be submitted through the SmartyGrants website to be considered eligible.

Step 2: Prepare your application

  • Applying for the Local Sport Grant Program is a simple process using the SmartyGrants website
  • The Office of Sport recommends that applicants familiarise themselves with the online application form ahead of preparing the application and plan ahead of the closing date.
  • You can download a copy of the application form prior to commencing your application.

Step 3: Submit your application

  • Complete the application by filling in each of the sections including required documentation.
  • Submit the application by 1:00pm on Friday 10 February 2023.
  • Successful submissions will be issued with a SmartyGrants system generated acknowledgement email containing a PDF copy of the application which will confirm the time the application was submitted.

 

Supporting documents

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Fast and efficient service
Richard Schembri
Richard Schembri
10. June, 2022.
Immediate service and support. Great organisation to work with.
Greg Storey
Greg Storey
8. January, 2022.
Julia and her team provide a prompt and professional service; the remote monitoring of the device ensures it's in good working order all the time.
Harvey Anchique Sanchez
Harvey Anchique Sanchez
17. November, 2021.
Personal approach and a great service around remote monitoring of our defibrillators, makes compliance a breeze
Gina Vella
Gina Vella
17. November, 2021.
Julia provided our running club with a defibrillator plus some excellent training and onsite demonstrations. We were very happy with the service and are only too happy to recommend Response For Life.
Michael Roberts
Michael Roberts
17. November, 2021.
Extremely helpful & informative, nothing is too much trouble
Maria Caloia
Maria Caloia
17. November, 2021.
Very quick delivery and communictions, thankyou
Mark Blomeley
Mark Blomeley
16. November, 2021.