Our Mission

Helping Aussie Kids to Play and Participate in Sport

Sport Access Foundation offers grants to Australian children with a disability, so that they have an opportunity to play and participate in sport.

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Get Involved

Each year we offer three Grants of $2,000

These grants are available for children and young people aged 7-17 who meet the selection criteria outlined on our webpage. Applications for the inaugural grant in 2017 closed 30 April 2017. We will advise later in the year of 2017 when the second round of grants will be open, likely Feb 2018.

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Katie Kelly

find out about our inspirational founder

Sport Access Foundation was set up by Katie Kelly, Australia's first Gold Medallist in the sport of Paratriathlon at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.

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Our Founder

Katie awarded order of Australia Medal

The ‍Foundation is delighted to announce that our founder, Katie Kelly, has received an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in the Australia Day Honours List.

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Welcome

From Our Founder

Apart from competing in Triathlons, my key focus over the last year has been to establish Sport Access Foundation to enable kids who have a disability access to sport by removing barriers and creating opportunities for participation.

Join me in working towards getting more Aussie kids into sport.

Katie Kelly
Katie Kelly
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Our News

Have a read through some of our most recent news stories. These feature all the latest information and initiatives from the foundation. This could be details about grants, donations and events or could feature our founder, Katie Kelly, providing tips, behind the scenes in training or where she might be competing next.

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Katie Kelly

Our Founder

Paralympic Gold Medal Athlete

Katie Kelly is a Paralympian and won Australia's first Gold Medal in the Paratriathlon when it debuted at the Rio 2016 Paralympics. Katie's guide in Rio was Michelle Jones, two time International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Champion (1992 and 1993), 2000 Olympic silver medalist and 2006 Hawaiian Ironman winner, and was recently named in the International Triathlon Union Hall of Fame.

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What we do

Our Mission

Sport Access Foundation

The core mission of Sport Access Foundation is to provide financial assistance and support to enable children with a physical disability to participate in sporting activities that would otherwise be beyond the financial means of that child or their parent(s) or guardian(s). There are a number of ways in which Sport Access Foundation strives to supply such support.

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What we do

Our Grants

Apply for one of three now!

The Sport Access Foundation Grant will be announced in June 2017. Applications closed 30 April 2017. Grants will be awarded, at the sole discretion of the Sport Access Foundation, to applicants who best demonstrate the desire to succeed in their chosen pursuit and where the financial and moral support from Sports Access Foundation would further their education or personal development.

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WHO WE ARE

Our Partners

We are very thankful for all the support, time, input and generosity our partners have given to begin our journey, which will in turn help the journey of many children to play and participate in sport. Our partners make the Sport Access Foundation, and all we are striving to achieve, possible. If you and your business would like to get involved, we would love for you to join us.

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