Participation Support - Active Moreland 2016-17

This grant round has now closed. Submissions closed at 5:00PM 30 June 2017 (AEST).

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Active Moreland - Participation Support funding can be provided to Moreland Residents to assit with costs towards a three month membership/program fee at any Active Moreland Leisure Centre. It is preferred that some form of financial commitment is made by the participant which usually will consist of a discounted payment of the start up fee.

Moreland is committed to ensuring that barriers to participation are reduced for those in need.  Participation Support Grants program provides financial support to residents of Moreland who are eligible to obtain a reduced or free centre based membership. To complete this application you will need to answer each question to and provide documentation supporting the need for financial assistance. 

How do you apply?
First, you must speak to a Membership Officer at your nearest Active Moreland Leisure Centre.

The process for an application:
~ Applicant, or agency on behalf of applicant completes application form online. ~ A referral letter from the agency must be attached outlining the need for support. ~ Membership Coordinator processes form using criteria and confirms with Moreland City Council on eligibility. ~ If successful then Leisure Centre will advise and coordinate with referral agency and applicant

Who is eligible?

Applicant must
~ Eligible participants must be referred by a support agency ~ Eligible participants must be holders of a concession card (unless a child – then eligible for concession through family member) ~ Eligible participants must reside in Moreland ~ Any further support provided after an initial 3 month support package including access to a special concession rate membership will be determined in consultation with the participant, centre staff and referring health professional. ~ The participant must attend the facility / program regularly and improvement in health and lifestyle must be evident.

For queries about the guidelines, deadlines, or questions in the form, please contact the Active Moreland Community Programs Director on 9354 3504  during business hours or email programs@activemoreland.com.au and quote your application number.

Participant’s rights and responsibilities

~ If you require a carer they will be granted access at no charge when accompanying you and display their Companion Card. ~ Active Moreland has an expectation that you will commit to making the most of your membership by attending as often as possible. ~ Active Moreland understands that circumstances may at times affect your ability to attend the centre. If this occurs please contact your leisure centre and discuss this with them.

Your participation and membership should be a positive and enjoyable. If f this is not the case or you have any other feedback, please speak to the Program Director  on  9354 3504 or Aquatics and Leisure staff at Council on 9240 1111.

IMPORTANT: Please read information below to assist you in completing your application online.

BEFORE YOU BEGIN
You may begin anywhere in this application form. Please ensure you save as you go.
If you need more help using this form, download the Help Guide for Applicants or check out Applicant Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

NAVIGATING (MOVING THROUGH) THE APPLICATION FORM
On the right hand side of every screen, there is a box which links directly to every page of the application. Click the link to jump directly to page you want.
You can also click 'next page' or 'previous page' on the top or bottom of each page to move forward or backward through the application.

SAVING YOUR DRAFT APPLICATION
If you wish to leave a partially completed application, press 'save' and log out. When you log back in and click on the 'My Submissions' link at the top of the screen, you will find a list of any applications you have started or submitted. You can reopen your draft application and start where you left off.
You can also download any application, whether draft or completed, as a PDF. Click on the 'Download' button at the bottom of the application navigation panel.

SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION
You will find a Review and Submit button at the bottom of the Navigation Panel. You need to review your application before you can submit it.
Once you have reviewed your application you can submit it by clicking on 'Submit' at the top of the screen or on the navigation panel. You will not be able to submit your application until all the compulsory questions are completed.
Once you have submitted your application, no further editing or uploading of support materials is possible.
When you submit your application, you will receive an automated confirmation email with a copy of your submitted application attached. This will be sent to the email you used to register.
If you do not receive a confirmation of submission email then you should presume that your submission has NOT been submitted.

ATTACHMENTS AND SUPPORT DOCUMENTS
You may need to upload/submit attachments to support your application. This is very simple, but requires you to have the documents saved on your computer, or on a zip drive, or similar.
You need to allow enough time for each file to upload before trying to attach another file. Files can be up to 25MB each; however, we do recommend trying to keep files to a maximum of 5MB – the larger the file, the longer the upload time.

COMPLETING AN APPLICATION IN A GROUP/TEAM
A number of people can work on an application using the same log in details as long as only one person is working at a time. Ensure you save as you go.

SPELL CHECK
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