FUNDING AND GRANTS
- Department of National Parks, Sport & Racing
- Australian Sports Foundation
- Australian Sports Commission
Nexus Partners – Bank On Your Club
Football Queensland has entered a formal partnership with financial referral company Nexus Partners to launch the Nexus Partners Benefits Program Bank On Your Club. Once clubs have Opted In to the program, they will be eligible to receive up to 0.4% of the loan value whenever a successful loan applicant mentions their club during the application process. Email email@example.com or CLICK HERE to learn more.
PILA group – Exclusive Goal Post Pricing
PILA group is Football Queensland’s exclusive supply partner of goal posts. Benefits of the agreement for schools and clubs include exclusive goal post pricing, product bonuses and negotiated delivery rates to all locations. PILA welcomes clubs and schools to enquire directly if they are looking for new football goal posts for their fields. Contact PILA directly on 1300 PILAGROUP (1300 745 247) or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Escape Travel – Kick Back Club
Escape Travel has launched the Kick Back Club, a referral-based club rewards program, as part of being the Official Travel Partner of Football Queensland. The Kick Back Club allows clubs to earn 1% in travel dollars or 0.5% in cash of all travel booked through Escape Travel’s Mackay, Rockhampton or Townsville agents. Clubs can receive a unique code to use when booking by emailing either email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Queensland Government – Get In The Game
The Queensland Government’s Get in the Game initiative supports sport and recreation at the grassroots level. Two streams – Get Playing Places & Spaces and Get Going Clubs – enable clubs to apply for grants of up to $100,000 and $7,500 respectively. Clubs are also encouraged to register for their acceptance of Get Started Vouchers, which provide eligible children with up to $150 to help pay for registration fees.
ADMINISTRATION & DEVELOPMENT
Gow-Gates Risk Management iPhone App
Gow-Gates, through the FFA National Insurance Programme, have launched a Football Risk Management iPhone App for Affiliated Clubs. The App is designed to help clubs identify, assess, quantify, manage and monitor risks on matchdays with the assistance of an easy-to-use checklist. Key benefits include pre-loaded lists of Affiliated Clubs, GPS locations to pinpoint venues, the ability to add photographs of risks and the ease of keeping records (the app automatically saves and reports on the data entered by the clubs).
Play By The Rules
Play By The Rules is a collaboration between several government agencies, sports federations and national and state sporting organisations. The result is a wealth of information, resources, tools and free online training designed to increase capacity and capability of administrators, coaches, officials and players in preventing and dealing with issues such as discrimination, harassment, child safety and integrity in sport.