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COVID SAFE active clubs kickstart

Sport and Recreation opened COVID SAFE Active Clubs Kickstart (Kickstart) on Monday 25 May! 

Organisations can apply for funding of $2,000 (ex GST) through Kickstart to go towards equipment, training or other eligible costs associated with resuming physical activities throughout Queensland.  

This funding is for equipment and training that helps to deliver physical activity experiences or improves your ability to manage your organisation.  You can also apply for support for operational costs such as replenishing catering stock, utilities, maintenance,  ground expenses or safety and sanitisation requirement. 

The good news is you can apply for this additional funding even if you were successful in receiving Active Clubs Round 1 funding. 

It is intended that Kickstart assists as many sport and active recreation organisations as possible and to assist organisations to recoup costs incurred during COVID-19 restrictions from 23 March 2020. 

For you to have the best chance of being successful, it is important that you pay close attention to providing accurate details in your application. Due to the timeframes, it is not possible to follow up with you on incorrect information and your application may be deemed ineligible. 

Organisations need to ensure the following is correct on their application: 

  • A current bank statement that is dated within the last 12 months prior to the date the application is uploaded. A transaction screenshot or internet banking print-out are not suitable.  
  • The organisation name on the bank statement and application form must match the organisation’s legal name. 
  • The account details on the bank statement that is uploaded must match the bank details submitted in the application. 
  • The head contact must be the most senior person in the organisation e.g. President, CEO (not Secretary)
Example of bank statement
Example of bank statement

Applications close on 17 June 2020 at 5 pm, or earlier if the budget is fully expended. Please get your application in quickly, to avoid missing out.

For more information and to apply visit www.qld.gov.au/activeclubskickstart.