Volkswagen and the Sydney Swans have been supporting communities across Australia since 2015 via a dedicated grassroots grants program. Over this period over $190,000 in grants have been awarded to more than 63 local AFL clubs nationally. These funds have helped provide new footballs, uniforms, training equipment and facility improvements to community clubs in need.
The Volkswagen Footy Assist has once again returned in 2023, giving clubs the chance to win a share of $50,000 worth of funds that can be used for facility upgrades, equipment, training programs or subsidising registration fees or much more.
Footy clubs are the heart of many communities around Australia, and we need to make sure they survive to continue to grow the game of AFL, nurture the development of future AFL talent and keep thousands of footy dreams alive.
AFL clubs can get involved and apply by explaining how the Volkswagen Footy Assist Program from the Sydney Swans with the support of Volkswagen could benefit not only their club but the community as well. Applications are open to any non-professional AFL club from now until Thursday 14th September 2023.
To apply for a Volkswagen Footy Assist program grant, please fill in the details below (please ensure you scroll all the way down the form).
Volkswagen Footy Assist FAQS
What is the Volkswagen Footy Assist Program?
The purpose of the Volkswagen Footy Assist program is to provide AFL clubs all across Australia the opportunity to win a share of $50,000.
Through this program AFL clubs can use the money for facility upgrades, equipment, training programs or subsidising registration fees.
Why have the Sydney Swans created the Volkswagen Footy Assist program?
The Sydney Swans along with Major Partner Volkswagen are committed to growing the game of AFL nationally and acknowledge the role community footy clubs play.
Who can enter?
Any local AFL club that is a non-professional and not for profit organisation in Australia.
What are some tips to help with my entry?
The grants will be awarded to clubs that are deemed to be most in need of assistance as determined by the Sydney Swans and Volkswagen. The eligibility of each application will also be reviewed against the Terms and Conditions.
What can I do with the grant if I am successful?
If you are successful in receiving grant funding you can use the money for any of the following: facility upgrades, equipment, training programs or subsidising registration fees.
What are the application timelines?
Applications will be open from now until Thursday 14th September 2023.
Do you have a query that has not been answered above? If so, please email Nikki Atkins, Sydney Swans Corporate Partnerships Manager at email@example.com