26 August 2020
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27 July 2020
26 August 2020 12pm midday
VACSWIM is a program that provides primary school aged children (aged 5 to 13 years old at the time of the program) with opportunities to develop a range of skills and positive experiences in the areas of water safety, confidence and competence in the water, personal survival activities and basic aquatic emergency procedures.
VACSWIM is conducted by qualified instructors in a controlled environment located at school pools, public and private pools, beaches and lakes throughout South Australia.
ORSR will fund the delivery of VACSWIM through the annual VACSWIM funding program to approved organisations across South Australia.
Program Opens - 27 July 2020
Applications Close - 26 August 2020
Applicants Notified - September 2020
VACSWIM 2020-2021 classes should:
Eligible organisations can apply for funding to conduct the VACSWIM program at a location.
Organisations operating VACSWIM programs at five or more locations may be eligible for additional administration funding, with special reference to ensure VACSWIM programs at regional and remote locations.
5 to 10 locations $5,000
10 to 20 locations $10,000
20 to 40 locations $25,000
More than 40 locations $40,000
To be eligible for VACSWIM SA Program funding, organisations must:
All applicants must use the following:
If you have not applied for VACSWIM funding before please call the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing on 1300 714 990 prior to applying.
Where an application is deemed eligible, the Funding Assessment Committee will prioritise it against the following principles:
STEP 1 – Application Screening
Once the program has closed, the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing screens applications to check that:
If an application fails to pass eligibility screening the applicant will be contacted via email, using the details provided in the application. The online application form will be reopened for the applicant to update and resubmit.
If an application is not resubmitted before the date that is requested by ORSR or the Funding Assessment Committee, ORSR will utilises the latest submitted version for eligibility screening and assessment.
STEP 2 – Assessment against principles
The Funding Assessment Committee assess all applications.
Where an application is deemed eligible, the Funding Assessment Committee will assess each application against the relative merit of other locations in meeting the assessment principles.
The Funding Assessment Committee may request additional information during the Committee’s sitting period. Applicants should be aware that additional information may be requested.
Please note, satisfying the assessment criteria alone does not guarantee the receipt of funding.
STEP 3 - Recommendations
Once assessment is completed, funding recommendations are forwarded to the Chief Executive, Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing for consideration. Please be aware that the recommended funding amount may be lower than the original request amount.
All organisations will be notified in writing of the outcome of their application.
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When unforeseen circumstances occur in the delivery of your grant. Grantees can seek to amend the terms or conditions, or seek additional time, amend the purpose or outcome of the grant.
If you require an amendment, please contact us with the application number and we will forward an Agreement Variation Request through SmartyGrants, which will ask what you would like varied and why you need it varied, for that specific grant.
Your Agreement Variation Request will be considered, and you will be notified of the outcome of your request.
Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing
Phone: 1300 714 990
Postal: PO Box 219, Brooklyn Park 5032
Address: 27 Valetta Road, Kidman Park 5025