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 2022 Local Sports Infrastructure Fund is a state-wide competitive Victorian Government program that provides a range of grant opportunities across five funding streams: Indoor Stadiums/Aquatic Facilities, Female Friendly Facilities, Community Sports Lighting, Community Facilities and Planning.
|Between $30,000 and $2.5million||12/07/2022|
The Emerging Stronger Grants Program is providing $1 million in grants to support local partnerships and innovation projects to re-engage volunteers, broaden the volunteer base, and strengthen volunteering in local communities.
|Up to $80,000||18/07/2022|
The Sporting Club Grants Program provides funding for grassroots sport and active recreation organisations across Victoria. Access to this funding helps clubs and organisations address barriers in participation, develop safe and sustainable practices, and build social and active local communities. This program assists organisations to purchase sports uniforms and participation equipment, increase the skills of coaches, officials, volunteers and management committees, and supports improvements to club capacity and accessibility.
|Three categories up to $5,000||21/07/2022|
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|
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 $2,000||31/05/2023|
For all VicHealth Grants, please visit: https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/funding
Other Relevant Active Grants:
|Australia Post are offering grants of up to $10,000 for local projects that connect individuals and communities to help improve mental health and mental wellbeing. Projects are eligible where the primary purpose of the project is to improve mental health and mental wellbeing outcomes of a community, the project will help people meaningfully connect in their local community for improved mental health and mental wellbeing outcomes and/or the project is a locally-led and locally-delivered project that aims to improve mental health and mental wellbeing outcomes of a community.
||Up to $10,000||03/07/2022|
|Sports Excellence Scholarship Fund (SESF) scholarships are given to young athletes experiencing financial circumstances that would otherwise preclude them from participating at a representative level. Victorian school students, 10 years and over, with sporting potential consistent with competing at a state and national representative level, are encouraged to apply.
||Up to $1,000||31/12/2022|
|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.
|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.
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Sport Australia Resources:
Further Resources and Victorian Funding Opportunities:
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.