Athlete Pathway Travel Grants Program

The Athlete Pathway Travel Grants program provides grants to improve Victorian athlete development pathways from community to national representation level. Support is available to assist with 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. Assistance is also available for officials and coaches travel.

The program has two funding categories:

Category 1: Organisations recognised by Sport and Recreation Victoria
State sporting associations, Victorian regional academies of sport and state sport and recreation bodies recognised by Sport and Recreation Victoria can apply on behalf of Victorian teams or individuals for travel to compete at an event or series of events as a state representative athlete. This includes mandatory training camps, selection trials and national championships events. Each funding round organisations can apply for:

Two grants for individuals up to a maximum of $1500 each.
One grant of up to $6000 for teams with a maximum of $1000 per team member.
Recognised organisations will be eligible for a maximum of three grants in any financial year.

Category 2: Victorian sport and recreation clubs
Victorian sport and recreation clubs can apply for funding for emerging athletes (individuals or teams) to assist with the costs of travel to train or compete at events that contribute to their development within their sporting pathway.

Clubs can also apply for funding for coaches and officials to assist with the costs of travel to carry out official duties at events.

Each funding round organisations can apply for two grants.

Grants of up to $2000 is available for teams with a maximum of $500 per team member.
Grants of $750 for individuals.
Victorian sport and recreation clubs are eligible for a maximum of two grants in any financial year.

Eligibility does not guarantee success.

For More information, check out the Sport & Recreation Victoria Website