Australian Sports Outreach Program (ASOP)

Pacific Sport Development Grants

Country Priority List 2013-14

Primary Target Countries Secondary Target Countries
Criteria for Allocation
  • Predominately Commonwealth countries
  • Do not receive other ASOP assistance
  • Do not receive strong support/funding from other sources
  • High priority for public diplomacy
  • Australian diplomatic representation in country
  • High development priority
  • Predominately non-Commonwealth countries
  • Already receive other ASOP assistance
  • Receive strong support/funding from other sources
  • Lower priority for public diplomacy
Countries

Pacific

  • Cook Islands
  • Fiji*
  • French Polynesia
  • New Caledonia
  • Niue
  • Tuvalu
  • Wallis and Futuna

Pacific

  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Kiribati*
  • Marshall islands
  • Nauru*
  • Palau
  • PNG*
  • Samoa*
  • Solomon Islands*
  • Tonga*
  • Vanuatu*

* These countries are assisted under the Pacific Component of ASOP or other major initiatives.

2013-14 Grant Timetable
Application period opens 23 May 2013
Closing date for applications to be submitted to Australian High Commission/Embassy 28 June 2013
ASOP application evaluations  
ASOP Grants Steering Committee meeting August 2013
Completion of grants approval process September 2013
Grant applicants informed on the outcome of their application October 2013
Reports and Acquittals from 12/13 round due 30 days after project completion
Reports and Acquittals from 13/14 round due 30 days after project completion

Successful projects

Guidelines and application form

Non-Pacific Countries: Australian Sports Outreach Program – Targeted Sport Development Grants

The Australian Sports Outreach Program Targeted Sport Development Grants program (for non-Pacific countries) is currently being reviewed by the Australian Government. Any future developments regarding this program will be notified via the website:

Australian Sports Commission - International relations, Development grants