• Barwon Sports Academy

    Barwon Sports Academy

    Developing Athletes and Communities
  • Barwon Sports Academy

    Barwon Sports Academy

    Providing pathways for aspiring athletes

Grants and Funding


Bis Sport Breakfast 2018 - Geelong's Young Guns

Join us for our 8th Bis-Sport Breakfast as we raise funds to support talented athletes in the Barwon region following their dreams.
Hear the stories of Cats emerging talent Jed BEws and Tom Stewart,  their journey to the AFL & their thoughts on the season so far.

We will also hear from a panel of talented young Geelong athletes, emerging on the national and international stage.
Lily Mithen (AFLW), Milli McDonald (Sailing) & Emma Walters (Netball)

 MC’s Billy Brownless and Renee Garing (AFLW Geelong Cats)


When: Wednesday August 15th, 2018

Time: 7.00am – 8.45am

Location: Captains Room, GMHBA Stadium

RSVP: Wednesday 8th August, 2018

Enquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Bis Sport Grant

Bis-Sport is a non for profit organisation devoted specifically to the cause of assisting local athletes.

It is funded by City of Greater Geelong as well as some local businesses.

Bis-Sport has enabled athletes from a range of different sports to compete at state, national and international level.

To see if you are eligible for a Bis-Sport grant follow the link below for Bis-Sport Information.



BIS-Sport Information

BIS Sport Application

Please send Application forms to:
Alison Vanderputt
Sports House - Simonds Stadium
370 Moorabool Street
Geelong 3220
Contact Alison Vanderputt for more information on 5224 9130.


Athlete with a Disability Grant

Kindly sponsored by the St John of Jerusalem Knights to support talented atheltes with a disability who are finding it hard to meet the financial demands of thier sport.

Who qualifies for assistance?

  • Individual athletes with a disability who reside in the Barwon region
  • Teams ineligible
  • Sportspeople participating in activities classified as recognised sports by regional, state, national sporting bodies
  • Athletes must be 11 years or older and within the talent pathway of their chosen sport
  • Athletes must be recognised by their sport as either qualified for BSA membership or have a high probability of future qualification.

Areas of Cost to be covered

  • Contribution towards costs of participation in state, national and international sporting events e.g. accommodation, travel, uniforms etc.
  • The cost of special coaching activities (classification etc)
  • Other costs incurred in sporting participation e.g. equipment
  • Membership costs ineligible (BSA financial consideration covers this)

Additional information and application can be found here

Additional Grants and Funding Opportunities - Grants Victoria

The Victorian Government grants directory enables you to search for government grants and assistance within the state of Victoria. Find here the community, education, legal and business grants or financial assistance which are available to you.

  • Colac Otway Shire
  • Bendigo Bank
  • Rex Gorell
  • Geelong Connected Communities
  • Leading Teams
  • G21
  • Lake Imo
  • Adcell
  • Geelong Cats
  • De Grandi Cycle and Sport
  • Golden Plains Shire
  • Optus
  • LBW
  • Dench
  • Geelong College
  • Borough Queenscliffe
  • Arthur Reed Photos
  • Surf Coast Shire
  • Subway
  • Christian College
  • Deakin University
  • Tressider Insurance