Grant Program

AFL Canada's grant program is designed to encourage the growth and development of Australian Rules Football in Canada.   Any member of AFL Canada may apply for a grant to assist in the general development of Australian Football and for the general development of Australian Rules Football in thier region.

AFLC grant applications must be submitted to:

AFL Canada Vice-President
vp@aflcanada.com


AFL Canada has two grant classifications:

1. General Grants

General grants shall be focused on developing and expanding the game in a particular region (i.e. essential equipment, development of permanent facilities, clinics and junior development). Grants are not intended for ancillary equipment, wages, field rental, uniforms or consumables.  Applicants should consider contributions from other sources (i.e. matching funds) and consider setting KPIs related to grant applications,
particularly with regard to ongoing grants

Please complete the below application form, and attach any further relevant information or supporting documentation.

General Grant application (Word format)

General Grant application (pdf format)

The General Grant program schedule is as follows:

  • Grant program opens at the close of AGM
  • Grant applications will be accepted until the last Friday of March 
  • All grant applications will be assessed by AFL Canada's grant committee and awarded during May AFLC Board meeting 
  • If remaining budget, grant program will reopen and grant applications will be accepted until the last Friday in August 
  • All grant applications will be assessed and awarded during October AFLC Board meeting 

2. New Club Grants

Current or prospective registered leagues or teams may apply for a grant to assist in the start-up of a new Australian Rules Football club. The applicant must demonstrate ongoing intent to develop Australian Rules football in that region.

Applications for New Club / Team Grants shall utilize the following form:

New Club Grant application (Word format)

New Club Grant application (pdf format)

All New Club grant applications will be reviewed by the AFL Canada grant committee and a decision communicated to the applicant within 30 days of receipt of all requested information.

AFLC grant history

Year Type Category $ Requested Status $ Approved
2017 New Club Year 1 of New Club Grant $1000 Pending  
2016 New Club Year 3 of New Club Grant $500 Approved $500
2016 General Junior Development $500 Approved $500
2016 General Junior Development $1635 Approved $322.64
2016 General Club Operations $1500 Denied  
2016 General League Development $342.78 Approved $342.78
2016 General Club Operations $8102 Denied  
2016 General Infrastructure $1400.61 Approved $500 
2015 General  League Development    Approved $1200 
2015 New Club  League Development   Approved  $1000 
2015 General  Junior Development    Approved  $760 
2014  General  Junior Development    Approved  $3400 

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