Equestrian Western Australia is pleased to inform that on the 15 September 2020, at a Special General Meeting of Equestrian Australia (EA), the State Branches decided to accept the proposed amendments to the Equestrian Australia (EA) Constitution.
In conclusion, the Administrators' Deed of Company Arrangement (DOCA) has been satisfied, and EA will not be put into liquidation.
Equestrian Western Australia looks forward to working with the interim EA Board in advancing to the next stage of EA's Governance Reform. The Administrators have confirmed the interim board will be in place within 45 days.
ACTIVE KIDS GRANTS OPEN NOW
The Active Kids Grants aim to provide every child with the active childhood they deserve! By helping your club with additional funds to supply them with the equipment they need, we help can increase junior participation to your club.
In light of recent events, the grants will be focusing on volunteer run grassroots and community clubs with young members aged under 20, with priority given to clubs in disadvantaged and/or rural communities.
Applications will be accepted from 1 September to 30 September with suggested grant values up to $10,000 to fund your projects that will acquire sporting equipment, sporting kits and uniforms.
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WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS 2020 - SPORT & RECREATION - GOVERNANCE & LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries has partnered with the Australian Institute of Management (AIM) to deliver two professional development opportunities for women in the Sport and Recreation industry.
The department is currently seeking Expressions of Interest for these programs.
The two programs are:
The Women in Leadership – Foundations of Governance: involves four, three hour workshops for women currently on boards and for those who are seeking directorship opportunities within the Sport and Recreation industry. As a result of participating in the program women will have the confidence to take the first steps, and/or develop their governance knowledge further.
‘What Women Can Do’: is conducted over two full days and two half days and provides a unique learning environment for women who currently hold or aspire to positions of leadership and influence within the Sport and Recreation industry. Participants will be guided through contemporary ideas of leadership, career planning and negotiation management.
See the attached flyers for further details - ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMMIT AND ATTEND ALL WORKSHOPS
Workshops will be held at the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, 246 Vincent Street, Leederville.
Please lodge your Expression of Interest and return via email by the due dates to be considered for a place.
If you would like further information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phoning 9492 9760.
THE WALLY FOREMAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS OPEN
The Wally Foreman Foundation and WAIS are pleased to advise applications for the Wally Foreman Foundation scholarships for 2020 are now open.
As of 2020, the Foundation will annually provide one scholarship to a maximum value of $15,000 for the purpose of pursuing international sporting success.
The Wally Foreman Foundation will consider applications for scholarships from registered Western Australian athletes, 16 and over, who have a specific financial need to assist their progress towards sporting honours. The criteria used to determine the suitability and funding priority of an application for a Wally Foreman Foundation scholarship are:
Current performance level of applicant.
Personal potential to reach elite level performance.
The importance of the specific event or equipment required to achieve the applicant's sporting goals.
Personal (or, if relevant, family) financial circumstances.
The level of financial support required.
Other funds received to support the specific need.
Reflection of community values in applicant's personal actions.
To apply for a Wally Foreman Foundation scholarship, athletes need to visit the Wally Foreman Foundation website http://wff.org.au and complete the following steps:
Read over the scholarship purpose and criteria to ensure that you may qualify and will benefit from a Wally Foreman Foundation scholarship.
Complete the online application form, ensuring that you have answered all questions accurately and honestly.
If you have any supporting documentation that you think will assist you in your application, please email email@example.com.
Please note that due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we realise that the plans outlined in your application may change. If you are successful in receiving a Wally Foreman Foundation Scholarship, the Foundation will work with you to determine an appropriate alternative plan. However, if this is not possible then your scholarship offer will be withdrawn.
Applications need to be submitted via the online application form by 5.00pm (AWST) on Wednesday 30th September 2020.
Should you have any queries regarding the scholarship application process please contact reception at the Western Australian Institute of Sport on (08) 9387 8166 or firstname.lastname@example.org.