Sport and Recreation grant listings in this section will be updated as South West Sport becomes aware of their availability.

Funding Grants become available at different times throughout the year. This list has been created as a starting point for funding opportunities. To assist Clubs with keeping track of grants please also see our Grants Guide page.

2018-19 Athlete Pathway Travel Grants Program – Now Open

July 2 2018, Grants, News

This grant is a must for Clubs with athletes, coaches or officials who travel to train and compete. Victoria’s athletes come from all corners of the state and often have to travel long distances to train or compete. These grants help remove the barrier of travel and accommodation costs, making participation in sport at the […]

Read more.

Surf T Surf Athlete/Official/Volunteer Grant – NOW CLOSED

December 7 2017, Grants, News

The Surf ‘T’ Surf Committee provides an annual allocation from the event proceeds to support Athletes/Officials/Administrators/Volunteers who have been selected to attend a national or international event. South West Sport will assess the applications with grants* of up to $500 given to successful applicants. Applications OPEN until Thursday 25th January 2018 *the number and size […]

Read more.

SPEED DATE YOUR GRANT SPECIALIST with Warrnambool City Council

May 8 2017, Grants

Local clubs and organisations are invited to attend an information session for grants and funding opportunities offered through Warrnambool City Council along with South West Sport and local Philanthropic Trusts. The forum will enable attendees to spend time, one-on-one with grant specialists, discussing applications and proposals, ensuring alignment with funding guidelines in the areas of […]

Read more.

Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program -closed

April 11 2017, Grants

The Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program provides Victorian sporting clubs with the opportunity to acquire an automated external defibrillator (also known as an ‘AED’) for their club or sports facility. Successful applicants receive an ‘Automated External Defibrillator Package’. The package includes a high quality defibrillator, some basic training and a minimum of five […]

Read more.

The Commonwealth VOLUNTEER GRANT – Closed

November 10 2016, Grants

The Commonwealth VOLUNTEER GRANT is now OPEN (closes 20th December 2016). Your organisation/community group can apply for grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 to: – purchase portable, tangible, small equipment items that benefit your volunteers; – contribute to the cost of training courses for volunteers; – undertake background screening checks of volunteers; – contribute to […]

Read more.

Better Indoor Sports Stadium Fund

July 5 2016, Grants, News

The State Government has just announced the opening of the “Better Indoor Sports Stadium Fund”. The fund assists in meeting the community demand for indoor sport and recreation participation opportunities. Only local government authorities can apply directly to Sport and Recreation Victoria for funding from this program. Councils may submit one application for funding to […]

Read more.