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 new $22 million Local Sports Infrastructure Fund is a state-wide competitive Victorian Government investment program that provides a range of grant opportunities across five funding streams including: Aquatic Centres and Indoor Stadiums, Strategic Facilities, Female Friendly Facilities, Community Facilities, & Planning. It is underpinned by the priorities to ensure the state’s economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.
Variable14/02/2020
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 / A30/06/2020
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

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

Up to $20,000 & $150,00030/06/2022

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

Up to $1000 & $6000closed - next round opens 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 year


VicHealth Grants:

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

Active VicHealth Grants:Funding:Closing Date:
As of November 2019, Active Club Grants will be incorporated into the VicHealth Partnership Grants. This is one of the new VicHealth Partnership Grants, which present new funding opportunities for a diverse range of organisations to propel community wellbeing and health promotion initiatives into unchartered territory with a multi-million dollar funding pool.
$3,000 - $150,00024/02/2020


Other Relevant Active Grants:

Provider: Grant: Funding: Closing Date:
The Australian Government announced funding for for the Driving Social Inclusion through Sport and Physical Activity grant opportunity to run over two years from 2019-2020 to 2020-21. This grant opportunity will use sport and physical activity projects to address inclusion issues for vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals and seeks to enhance wellbeing and instill a sense of community belonging.
Variable12/12/2019
Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) is offering leadership development scholarships of up to $7,000 to women working in the Sport and Recreation Sector. The scholarships are part of a national initiative supporting the increased presence of women in leadership roles across key industries Up to $70002020
The Local History Grants program encourages and fosters community activities that preserve, record and share the local, social and community history of Victoria and Victorians. Sports clubs interested in preserving or capturing their history are encouraged to apply. Up to $15,0008/01/2020
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

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:

What Makes a Good Grant Application?



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