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Elevate Learning Grants Program

Elevate Learning Grants Program

To deliver a systematic approach to the education and professional development of the Performance Pathways workforce

Terms and conditions

  1. If the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) decides to issue a grant (Grant) to the applicant under the Elevate Learning Grants Program (Program), the Grant will be made subject to these terms and conditions.
  2. These terms and conditions, together with the notification from the AIS providing details of the Grant award (Successful Email), will constitute an enforceable agreement between the AIS and the successful applicant (Recipient) upon the Recipient accepting the Grant offer, as required by the Successful Email.
  3. The AIS will make a single payment of the Grant amount to the Recipient subject to sufficient funding being available to the Program and the Recipient complying with this Agreement.
  4. The Recipient must:
    1. Complete the activity as detailed in this form (Activity);
    2. Promptly notify the AIS of anything reasonably likely to affect the completion of the Grant Activity;
    3. Provide the AIS with the Recipient’s Australian Business Number (ABN) or if the recipient does not have an ABN, provide a reason;
    4. Only use the Grant for the purpose of undertaking the Activity;
    5. Keep records detailing the use and expenditure of the Grant, and make them available to the AIS or its authorised representatives, on request;
    6. Provide to the AIS within 30 days of completion of the Activity: (i) a statement and accompanying evidence in the form required by the AIS, verifying that the Activity has been successfully completed and the Grant has been spent in accordance with this Agreement; and (ii) a report on the Activity, including a ‘participation reflection’, in the form required by the AIS; and
    7. Promptly repay to the AIS, any amount of the Grant which has not been used on approved expenditure of the Activity.
  5. The Recipient:
    1. Declares and warrants, at the date of agreeing to these terms and conditions, that he or she has not at any time been found to have breached any anti-doping rule or policy applicable to the Recipient, and has not engaged at any time in any conduct that constituted a breach of any anti-doping rule or policy applicable to the Recipient;
    2. Agrees to maintain a high standard of personal behaviour expected of a coach or support staff member representing an Australian sporting body; and
    3. Agrees not to do anything to bring the Recipient, the AIS, the Recipient’s National Sporting Organisation or a National Institute Network (NIN) member into disrepute.
  6. Without limitation to any other rights of the AIS, if the AIS reasonably believes, at any time following the award of the Grant, that:
    1. The Recipient has provided false or misleading information in the application process;
    2. The Grant has been spent other than in accordance with this Agreement; or
    3. The Recipient will not complete the Activity or has otherwise breached any of their obligations under this Agreement, then the AIS may by written notice, require the Recipient to repay to the AIS, at the AIS’s absolute discretion, all or part of the Grant. The amount notified must be repaid within 30 days of any such notice.
  7. The Recipient must, if requested by the AIS, co-operate with the AIS in relation to promotional and educational initiatives regarding the Program and the AIS’s Performance Pathway activities.
  8. The personal details of Recipients (including name, home state, sport, the value of the Grant awarded and a brief description of the purpose for the Grant) may be released by the AIS to the public and the media for the use of promotional and educational purposes.
  9. The Recipient gives (or obtains for) the AIS a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, communicate, publish and adapt all material that is provided to the AIS under this Agreement. This includes a right to sub-license that material.
  10. The Recipient is responsible for obtaining all appropriate insurances with respect to undertaking the Activity and complying with these terms and conditions.
  11. The Recipient agrees to indemnify the AIS and its officers, employees and contractors against any claim, loss or damage arising in connection with undertaking the Activity, or a breach of this Agreement. This obligation to indemnify the AIS will reduce proportionally to the extent that any act or omission involving fault on the part of the of the AIS, contributed to the claim loss or damage.
  12. This Agreement does not create a relationship of employment, or agency between the Recipient and the AIS
  13. This agreement is governed by the law of the Australian Capital Territory.
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