Available Grants



Sport and Recreation Victoria Grants:

For all Sport and Recreation Victoria Grants, please visit: http://www.sport.vic.gov.au/grants-and-funding

Active Sport and Recreation Victoria Grants:Funding:Closing Date:
The Change Our Game Research Grant Program is a Victorian Government funding program that assists Victorian researches to undertake research relating to women and girls in sport and active recreation. This program is open all year, with the Office for Women in Sport and Recreation intending to assess applications within a month of being received.
Up to $25,000Ongoing until 2020
Supporting carers locally grants are available to assist with local activities that strengthen the health and wellbeing of carers and help them connect with other carers. Grants will be given to support opportunities for carers to be physically active (including gaining access to sporting clubs/activities) and mentally healthy and socially connected to family, friends, other carers and their local community.
Up to $20,00019/08/2019

The Significant Sporting Events Program helps sporting, community and event organisations to deliver significant sporting events in Victoria.

Up to $20,000 & $150,000Ongoing until 30/06/2022
Access for All Abilities (AAA) is a Victorian Government initiative coordinated by Sport and Recreation Victoria to support and develop inclusive sport and recreation opportunities for people with a disability throughout Victoria.N / AOngoing

The Athlete Pathway Travel Grants Program provides grants to improve Victorian athlete development pathways from community to national representation level.

Up to $1000 & $6000Closed - new round opening early 2020

The Emergency: Sporting Recreational Equipment grant provides assistance to grassroots sport and active recreation clubs and organisations to replace essential sporting or first aid equipment that has been lost or destroyed as a consequence of fire, flood, significant storm event, theft or criminal damage.

Up to $2000Ongoing
The SRV Community Sports Infrastructure Loans Scheme provides organisations access to a low interest loans rate between $500,000 up to $10 million to deliver community sport and recreation infrastructure. The innovative $100 million Community Sports Infrastructure Loans Scheme was announced as part of the 2018-19 Victorian Budget as part of a broader approach to increase infrastructure investment.

VariableClosed - new round opening this calendar year


VicHealth Grants:

For all VicHealth Grants, please visit: https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/funding

Active VicHealth Grants:Funding:Closing Date:
As part of Active Club Grants 2018-2019, VicHealth is inviting community sport clubs to apply for an Active Club Grant. Grants for sporting clubs provide up to $3000 or $10,000 to increase participation opportunities for Victorians in community sport (excluding GST). Click here to check out the short video below to find out how you could obtain Victorian sport grants for your club.
Up to $3000 or $10,00030/08/2019


Other Relevant Active Grants:

Provider: Grant: Funding: Closing Date:
The Para-sport Equipment Fund is a joint initiative of Paralympics Australia and Sport Australia, supported by Paralympics Australia’s sponsors and donors. It is designed to provide opportunities for Australians with disabilities to participate and compete in Para-sport by addressing the challenges associated with the high cost of Para-sport equipment.
Variable23/08/2019
The Qantas Regional Grants program adds to existing initiatives created to strengthen regional communities, drive local economic activity, stimulate tourism and support jobs. This includes a discounted fare program for residents to make air travel more accessible, and our new pilot academy which is expected to drive further activity when it opens in regional Australia next year.
Variable30/08/2019
The Advanced Leadership Program is a high-impact and challenging developmental experience for elite female leaders. Over a career-defining, twelve-month journey, participants engage in a deep exploration of their own strengths and weaknesses as they relate to building and leading highly effective organisational communities.
Up to $700013/09/2019
Sunsuper's Dreams for a Better World community grants are here to give you the leg up, a helping hand to make your dream a reality. If your not-for-profit organisation or community group dreams of helping to create brighter futures for Australians or a more active community or support others to live better we want to hear about it.
$5000+13/09/2019
The Local Sporting Champions program provides financial assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-18 participating in state, national or international championships. Round 2 for 2019-20 applications are now open!
$500-$75030/09/2019
Jetstar's Flying Start Program invites community groups and organisations across Australia to apply for a grant to fund a project that will enrich the lives of people in their local community. Specifically to help enhance the lives of people in their local community in the areas of charity, health, sport, education or the arts
Variable30/09/2019
The Stronger Communities Programme (the program) supports the Australian Government’s commitment to deliver social benefits in communities across Australia. Round 5 of the program will provide $22.65 million to fund small capital projects in each of the 151 federal electorates. The program’s intended outcomes are to improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant and viable communities and is open to all not-for-profit sport organisations.
$2,500 to $20,00010/10/2019
TITAN Website Grants helps charities and organisations establish or redevelop their websites. With the aim of boosting digital presence and maximising fundraising efforts, funding is available for 100 charities for a new feature-rich website, delivered by Joyful.org – and first $1,000 raised through new website will be matched.
VariousOngoing
Sporting Schools is a $200 million Australian Government initiative designed to help schools to increase children's participation in sport, and to connect them with community sporting opportunities.
VariableT3 opens 19/08/2019
and closes: 30/08/2019

The ASF operates the Fundraising4Sport program which assists the development of sport in Australia. Specifically, the program aims to increase opportunities for Australians to: participate in sport and/or excel in sports performance.

N / AOngoing

To be considered for a Boots For All Community Partner Sports Equipment Request, please complete the application listed below. All approved organisations/community programs will then be eligible to access the broad range of available inventory which includes sports equipment, footwear and apparel.

VariableOngoing

As the SRV Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program has now closed, Red Cross is providing every sporting club, school and not for profit in Australia with an opportunity to access a $1600.00 subsidy to put towards the latest Lifeline VIEW Defibrillator package.

$1600 Ongoing



Sport Australia Resources:

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Further Resources and Victorian Funding Opportunities:

Australian Institute of Grants Management

City of Melbourne Grants and Sponsorships

Funding Centre

National Sporting Organisations

Our Community

Regional Sports Academies

Regional Sports Assemblies

Sports Central

Sports Community

State Government of Victoria - Sport and Recreation Grants

State Government of Victoria - Victorian Grants

State Sporting Associations

Victorian Local Councils

You can also try contacting your NSO, SSA and/or RSA as they might have specific grants available or be able to assist with your funding.


Government Partners

Preferred Suppliers