Regional Sports Organisations (RSO) Funding
About our Regional Sports Organisation (RSO) Fund
This funding supports the facilitation of regional sporting programmes and services to encourage active lifestyles.
A total of $400,000 is allocated by the Trust to Regional Sports Organisations.
RSO funding is calculated using a formula based on the number of participants in each sporting code as follows:
For the purposes of funding the following applies:
Important to note: A person can be counted once only e.g. a person who is a player, coach and/or referee is regarded as one participant.
The following are not considered to be participants for the purposes of funding:
RSOs have the discretion to direct their RSO funding to areas of their operation they deem a priority.
Who can apply
Before a Regilonal Sports Organisation is eligible for funding, the following eligibility criteria needs to be met:
How to apply
First time applicant - organisations applying for RSO funding for the first time need to contact us for details on the application process.
Already receiving RSO funding - click here to complete your annual RSO accountability
Annual reporting & continued funding
Continued funding for organisations already recieving RSO fundng will be conditional upon receipt of the following satisfactory information by 15th March 2017:
Payment of RSO funding
RSO funding for 2017/18 (i.e. 1 April 2017 - 31 March 2018) will be paid in one lump sum in early May 2017 - subject to receiving the RSO Annual Reporting and supporting documentation by 15 March 2017.
Annual reporting may be submitted via our online system anytime from 22 December 2016 to 15 March 2017.
Need some help or if you have questions
Please contact Dianne on 0800 500 185 or (03) 218 2034 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Commitment to the Safety & Protection of Children & Young People - We are committed to the safety and protection of children and young people. This commitment means that we will help to raise awareness of this issue amongst the organisations that we grant to and encourage organisations, through a range of supporting activities funded by the Trust, to have appropriate policy and practices in place - find out more here