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We understand that it’s hard trying to manage the costs of playing sport and running a club.
We have put together a list of grants that your club may be eligible to apply for.
|Organisation||Grant Name||Category||Applications Close||Link|
|AFL Western District||Junior Support Fund||Uniform, Equipment||Until exhausted||Click to Apply|
|Australian Sports Commission||Local Sporting Champions||Financial Assistance for Coaches, Officials and Athletes Participating in Championships||30th September 2021||Click to Apply|
|Boots for All||Boots For All||Equipment||Ongoing||Click to Apply|
|Corangamite Shire Council||Quick Response Grant||Projects, Equipment, or Other Operational Costs||Ongoing||Click to Apply|
|Get Active Victoria||Kids Voucher Program||Membership and Registration fees, Uniforms and Equipment||30th July 2021||Click to Apply|
|Project Defib||Project Defib Grants||Defib Subsidy||Ongoing||Click to Apply|
|SESF||Sports Excellence Scholarship Fund||Travel and Accommodation||Ongoing||Click to Apply|
|Sport Access Australia||BlueScope Sporting Club Grant||Accessible Facilities, Accessible Technology, Programs, Equipment and Education||27th August 2021||Click to Apply|
|Sport Access Australia||CompEat Nutrition Pathway to Paralympics Grant||Coaching, Equipment and Travel||27th August 2021||Click to Apply|
|Sport Access Australia||Kick Start Grant||Registration, Coaching and Equipment||27th August 2021||Click to Apply|
|Sport and Recreation Victoria||Aboriginal Sport Participation Grant||Participation, Uniforms, Equipment, Travel and Accommodation Expenses||4th August 2021||Click to Apply|
|Sport and Recreation Victoria||Community Motorsport Program||Infrastructure, Equipment, Club Assistance||30th June 2022||Click to Apply|
|Sport and Recreation Victoria||Emergency Sporting Equipment||Equipment||Ongoing||Click to Apply|
|Sport and Recreation Victoria||Significant Sporting Events Program||Events||30th June 2022||Click to Apply|
|Transport Accident Commission (TAC)||Club Rewards Program||Not Specified||31st July 2021||Click to Apply|
|Warrnambool City Council||Community Development Fund||Programs, Capacity Building and Assets||6th August 2021||Click to Apply|
|Warrnambool City Council||Individual/Team Grants||Travel||Ongoing||Click to Apply|
The Federal Government has several grants programs available to Clubs in our region. Keep track of the grants available by regularly reviewing the following websites:
- https://www.grants.gov.au/ – contains a comprehensive list of a number grants available through various Federal Departments.
- https://www.sportaus.gov.au/ – Australian Sports Commission. Grants available include the Local Sporting Champions and Community Sport Infrastructure Grants.
- https://www.dss.gov.au/ – Department of Social Services. Grants available include an annual ‘Volunteer Grants’ scheme.
Our State Government Department is the home to a wide range of grants applicable to Victorian Sport and Recreation Clubs. The website contains the latest information on grant availability, application guidelines and an online application system that streamlines the application process.
Examples of grants from the state government through this website are:
- Community Sports Infrastructure Fund
- Significant Sporting Events Program
- Country Football and Netball Program
- Sporting Club Grants Program
- Athlete Pathway Travel Grants Program
- Emergency Grants – Sports Equipment
- Shooting Sports Facilities Program
VicHealth knows how valuable sport is, to get us moving toward better health and wellbeing. Three out of five women are not getting enough physical activity to benefit their health and many people – particularly people who are less physically active – are interested in more fun, flexible and social sport activities.
This is why VicHealth’s Re-imagining Health Grants needs your help to encourage more Victorians to participate in sport through two specific focus areas:
- Increasing female participation opportunities
- Supporting social and modified sport programs for less active Victorians.
You can find out more about VicHealth’s Re-imagining Health Grants and other funding opportunities here.
South West Council Grants:
Be sure to check out your local Council’s website to get a full list of the current community development grants that are now open.
Click on the following Council link that is relevant to your sporting club:
Other Useful Websites:
Grant Guru – Community is Australia’s largest FREE searchable list of nation-wide Grants and Funding programs for community based and Not-For-Profit organisations. The website can be searched by sector or region to find grants applicable to your organisation.
Click here for more information.
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- Training and workshops
- Available grants
- Upcoming events
- and MUCH more!
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- the latest available grants across all fields
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