Current Grants

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

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.

Change Our Game Scholarship Program – CLOSED 24th August 2018

August 7 2018, Grants

The Victorian Government Change Our Game Scholarship Program provides funding to assist women to access professional learning and development opportunities to enhance skills in sport and recreation leadership and management. There are 3 categories depending on experience: Category 1: < 3 years of experience in sport and recreation up to value of $2000 Category 2: 3-5 […]

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VicHealth Active Club Grant – Round 1 Closed

August 6 2018, Grants

The first of two rounds for 2018-19, two levels of funding grants – up to $3,000 or up to $10,000 – are available to community sports clubs across Victoria. VicHealth is looking to fund clubs in two key outcome areas: Outcome area 1: Female participation VicHealth funding is available to get more women and girls […]

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Local Sporting Champions Grant

July 2 2018, Grants, News

Provides grants ($500-$750) to  young people aged 12-18 towards the cost of travel, accommodation, uniforms or equipment when competing, coaching or officiating at an official national sporting organisation (NSO) endorsed state, national or international sporting championships or a School Sport Australia state or national championships. For guidelines and application form see:  http://www.ausport.gov.au/participating/local_sporting_champions Please call South West Sport […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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