National Lotteries Board calls for applications

national-lotteryTHE NATIONAL LOTTERIES BOARD (NLB) THROUGH THE NATIONAL LOTTERY DISTRIBUTION TRUST FUND (NLDTF) SPORT AND RECREATION SECTOR

2014 TARGETED CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The Distributing Agency for Sport and Recreation, established in terms of the Lotteries Act (No. 57 of 1997, as amended), is in a position to consider applications for funding from the proceeds of the National Lottery.

In line with Government’s commitment to focus on sports development, especially at grassroots level, applications are only invited from Sport Clubs and no-fee Schools – Quintile 1, 2 and 3) who can apply for funding as detailed below.

The NLDTF will give preference to Sports Clubs and no-fee Schools in previously disadvantaged, disadvantaged and rural communities that support the following:

1. Capacity Building (Training of coaches and technical officials);
2. Universal access to facilities; and
3. Access for people with disabilities viz. the modification of
infrastructure and the provision of assistive devices or support
services.

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED ON THE PRESCRIBED FORM (FORM 2010/1) AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE 2014 GUIDELINES.

SPORT CLUBS can apply for:

 New basic sports facilities;
 The upgrading of existing sports facilities with a focus on levelling, grassing and fencing;
 Sport equipment and apparel (playing kit);
 The coordination of, and participation in, local leagues and provincial competitions;
 Sport-specific capacity building, for coaches and technical officials.
 Athlete support.

Sports Clubs meeting the application criteria may also apply on behalf of a maximum of two other sports clubs for mentorship purposes. The partnership application must be supported by a signed Memorandum of Understanding between the two parties, a clear motivation as to why they should be funded through a partnership, and an indication of what skills will be transferred.

NB: A Sports Club may apply for an amount up to a maximum of R200 000.00.

SCHOOLS (NO-FEE SCHOOLS – QUINTILE 1, 2 & 3) that have not received funding from NLDTF in the past three years can apply for:

 new basic sports facilities;
 the upgrading of existing sport facilities;
 sport equipment and apparel; (maximum amount R50,000.00)

Schools meeting the application criteria may also apply on behalf of a maximum of two other schools for mentorship purposes. The partnership application must be supported by a signed Memorandum of Understanding between the two parties, a clear motivation as to why they should be funded through a partnership, and an indication of what skills will be transferred.

NB: A School may apply for an amount up to a maximum of R300 000.00.

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

 Form 2010/1 – completed in full with all the relevant documents and information identified in the prescribed form.
 Further information and proof of recognition as identified in the 2014 Guidelines.

Completed application packs must be submitted as soon as possible but by no later than 21 October 2014.

Failure to comply with the advertised requirements will result in the application for funding being declined. The NLB reserves the right not to make grants.

The prescribed application form (FORM 2010/1) and the 2014 Guidelines are available from:

NATIONAL LOTTERY DISTRIBUTION TRUST FUND
Postal Address: Physical Address:
Central Applications Office Block D, Hatfield Gardens
Private Bag X 101 333 Grosvenor Street
Brooklyn Square Hatfield
0075 Pretoria
0083
Tel: 08600 65383
Website: www.nlb.org.za

PROVINCIAL OFFICES
Limpopo Office
5 Landross Mare Street
Polokwane
Tel: 015 299 4660

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