Grants are a great source of income for clubs, and can be used to fund a wide variety of activities, equipment, facilities and programs. There are hundreds of millions of Dollars provided to sporting clubs annually through grants supplied by Federal, State and Local Governments, Governments agencies such as Healthway and Sports Medicine Australia, and private companies.
Please check here regularly for information on current available grants, detailing the open and closing dates, what is eligible to be funded, who is eligible to apply and how much funding is available.
You will also find useful hints and tips of how to be successful in applying for grants
Community Activity Grants ProgramProvider: Dept for Communities (WA)
Funding: Max per grant: $2,500
Purpose: The Community Activity Grants program provides one-off funding grants of up to $2500 each to enable community-based organisations to develop projects that meet the Department for Communities' strategic priorities
Community Events and Celebration GrantsProvider: LotteryWest
Funding: Max per grant: $20,000
Purpose: To help communities celebrate significant occasions, encourage cultural diversity and bring communities together.
Employee Volunteer Grant ProgramProvider: National Australia Bank (NAB)
Purpose: To help community or non-profit organisations that work with NAB employees as part of the bank's Employee Volunteer Program.
Sponsorship and Grants ProgramProvider: Cheaperthanhotels
Purpose: To offer a wide range of opportunities for sponsorship and fundraising support for community groups, nonprofit organizations, schools, universities and sports clubs.
Local Sporting Champions programProvider: Australian Sports Commission
Funding: Grants of $500 will be available for successful individual applicants, and $3000 for successful team applications.