Planning your project
Identify the best project for the organisation by considering the following:
Does your organisation need to apply for funding?
Free workshops and resources are available for volunteers and coaches:
- Take advantage of our free workshops. See the complete list of topics and registration information.
- Participate in our free online training modules. View the range of topics available.
- Visit the resource library to find more information, tools and templates.
- Australian Sports Commission offers training and support for coaches and officials
- Some State level organisations provide free training to affiliated members, including examples of how to be more inclusive and offer activities for more culturally diverse population groups
- Play by the Rules provides inclusion examples and actions
- Queensland Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander provides cultural capability training support.
The following tools may also help determine your organisation’s greatest needs to manage and govern, and potentially deliver better services:
- Australian Sports Commission Club Health Check
- State level organisation’s or local government’s club support resources (check with your Council)
- Play by the Rules Club Toolkit and training.
Other funding opportunities
- The Gambling Community Benefit Fund provides funding of $500 to $35,000 to not-for-profit groups operating in Queensland. Full eligibility and information on how to apply is available on the Gambling Community Benefit Fund website.
- The Australian Sports Foundation may be able to assist your organisation with funding needs. The Sports Foundation have a special status that enables organisations to sign up and fundraise via tax-deductible donations. See information on how to fundraise through the Sports Foundation website.
Determine project need and how the project links with Get Going Clubs funding objectives
- Does the project fit with Get Going Clubs project requirements? Review the guidelines (PDF, 490KB) for eligible projects and check for any ineligible components of the project.
- What is the greatest need of our organisation and what will have the strongest and most lasting impact?
- How well can our organisation substantiate this need and impact?
- How does the project develop the capabilities of our organisation to better deliver activities and participation opportunities?
Use the project plan template (DOCX, 763KB) to assist your organisation in developing or delivering a project
- The information in the project plan will assist your organisation to complete the funding application and can be attached as a supporting document.
- Whilst it is not a requirement of the funding program that you develop a project plan, it is highly recommended.
Organisations are strongly encouraged to discuss potential projects with a Sport and Recreation Regional Advisor:
- to ensure the project is eligible for funding and meets the objectives of Get Going Clubs.
- to provide useful suggestions to enhance the project and application.
- to answer specific questions in preparation for submitting a funding application.