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 Sporting Club Grants Program provides grants to assist in the purchase of sports uniforms and equipment and to improve the capacity and accessibility of Victorian clubs and other community sport and recreation organisations and increase the skills of their coaches, officials and managers.
||Up to $1,000 & $5,000
The 2021 Local Sports Infrastructure Fund provides a range of grant opportunities across five funding streams including Better Indoor Stadiums, Female Friendly Facilities, Community Sports Lighting, Facilities for Active Seniors Scoreboards and Fixed Equipment.
|Up to $20,000||22/03/2021|
The Athlete Pathway Grants Program provides grants to improve Victorian athlete development pathways from community to national representation level. Support is available to assist with officials, coaches and costs of travel for high performance athletes to represent Victoria and emerging athletes traveling to train or compete at events that contribute to their development within their sporting pathway.
|Up to $6000 for teams and $750 for individuals||6/04/2021|
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 $2000||30/06/2021|
The Significant Sporting Events Program helps sporting, community and event organisations to deliver significant sporting events in Victoria.
|Up to $20,000 & $150,000||30/06/2022|
The Community Motorsport Program is a dedicated motorsport investment program that provides grant opportunities through the Motorsport Club Assistance Category (focusing on developing club capacity, increasing engagement and building participation outcomes in motorsports) and the Infrastructure Upgrades and Equipment Category (providing funding to upgrade motorsport racing infrastructure and equipment that assists clubs deliver increased participation opportunities).
|Up to $5,000 & $500,000||30/06/2022|
For all VicHealth Grants, please visit: https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/funding
|Active VicHealth Grants:||Funding:||Closing Date:|
|The Reimagining Health grants provide funding for community projects to support Victorians hardest hit by COVID-19. Through the grants, VicHealth will work with local partners to fund local solutions to support children and young people (aged 0-25 years) or Victorians experiencing disadvantage by addressing food insecurity, creating meaningful social connection or providing opportunities for physical activity.
||Up to $3,000,
$10,000 & $50,000
Other Relevant Active Grants:
|The Australian Government established the CDG Programme in 2013. The program will be delivered under Outcome 3: Strengthening the sustainability, capacity and diversity of our cities and regional economies including through facilitating local partnerships between all levels of government and local communities; through reforms that stimulate economic growth; and providing grants and financial assistance.
|Pledge to Your Club - Pledge your support to your local club to say you’ll be back on the court/pitch/oval when local sports returns. Sports Geek and INTIX have started this social enterprise project to drive support for local sports clubs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Sporting Schools provides a program for all primary schools and a targeted program for Year 7 and 8 students in secondary schools which helps schools increase children's participation and opportunities in sport.
|Budget Direct wants to help groups throughout Australia in their efforts to build happy and healthy neighbourhoods. If your organisation is eligible, you can apply for a Budget Direct sponsorship of $1,000, $2,500, or $5,000.
||Up to $5,000||Ongoing|
|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.
The Australian Sports Foundation 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.
Additionally, as the ASF’s role is to raise money for sport, they are launching a national campaign to help community clubs and organisations access funds to recover from COVID-19, but to do this they need your help. CLICK HERE for more.
|N / A||Ongoing|
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.
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.
|If you are an Indigenous Australian and require advice and / or assistance for getting your children into sport, please contact your Local Sporting Club or your Local Government Authority. For more information, you can contact Luke Isaacs, Manager | Aboriginal Programs | Sport, Recreation and Racing at the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions.
||N / A||Ongoing|
Sport Australia Resources:
Update on Sport Australia grants programs - as at 1 April 2020
What Makes a Good Grant Application?
Further Resources and Victorian Funding Opportunities:
Australian Institute of Grants Management
City of Melbourne Grants and Sponsorships
National Sporting Organisations
State Government of Victoria - Sport and Recreation Grants
State Government of Victoria - Victorian Grants
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.