KidSport Funding Program

Fund overview

KidSport enables eligible Western Australian children/youth aged 5-18 years to participate in community sport and recreation by offering them financial assistance of up to $300 per financial year towards club registration fees, uniforms and equipment. 

Eligibility criteria

To receive KidSport funding, the child/youth must be:

  • 5–18 years old
  • Registering with a KidSport Club
  • Named on a valid Services Australia Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card.

Funding amount and details

You can apply for a maximum of $300 each calendar year, which can be used for club registration fees, uniforms and equipment.

Each voucher code issued will be valid for a period of 90 days. This means that you must submit your code to the club within 90 days from the date you receive your approval email.

Please note: 
  • Retrospective fees are not payable through KidSport.
  • The fees go directly to the registered KidSport clubs participating in the project.

When and how to apply

Applications are accepted all year-round.

The current KidSport voucher round runs from 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2024. Funding available per child resets on 1 July each year.

To apply:

  1. You will require a copy of your concession card* and the name of the KidSport Club
  2. Applications are completed online by the parent or guardian of the child (see link below).
Apply for KidSport

*No concession card? A Special Consideration may help if your family is in financial distress.

Register your club for KidSport

To become a KidSport registered club, visit the KidSport website.

Club eligibility criteria:

  • Clubs will have to meet the definition of sport as their primary activity
  • Clubs must have an ABN
  • Clubs must be either incorporated or a business affiliated with their State Sporting Association.

More information and contacts

For more information or assistance call the City's Club Development Officer on 08 9411 3444 or email [email protected]

Contact

Address

City of Cockburn
Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

Language Support

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Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.