To further support the Australian sports community return to play, Blue Sky Insurance has provided relevant websites and information relating to both National and State based grant programs and funding opportunities available.
Victorian State Government – Sport and Recreation Victoria
Grants and funding are available to support groups from local community clubs through to the elite level. Funding is available for a range of activities, from improving or building new facilities to putting in place community projects and programs.
VicHealth is inviting community sport clubs (clubs) to apply for an Active Club Grant to increase opportunities for more Victorians to be active.
Australian Sports Foundation
The Australian Sports Foundation’s mission is to help Australians fundraise to achieve their sporting dreams.
Opportunities for individuals and sporting organisations to receive funding through Sport Australia.
Good Sports provides national and state based funding opportunities available covering a range of grant programs currently offered through various providers.
Clearinghouse for Sport
The Clearinghouse for Sport (Clearinghouse) is the information and knowledge sharing platform for Australian sport. The Clearinghouse brings together Australia’s leading sport and active recreation grants currently offered in an all in one place.
Sports Community provide training and knowledge, both in person and online, to clubs and their volunteers including information on grants currently available.
Tastepoint Aussie Beef and Lamb
Tastepoint, a market research company, are running a promotion where sports clubs in Queensland or Victoria can receive $1,000 for running a one hour market research product tasting function for at least 60 people.
(use referral code SMR20)
WA State Government Back to Sport Program
Grants are available for families and sports clubs to re-engage in sport as Western Australia continues its recovery from COVID-19.
Motorsport Funding Backs Women, Youth, Volunteers (Vic)
Applications are now open for the state’s first motorsport and motorcycling funding program, dedicated to backing community clubs, participants and volunteers and encouraging greater female participation.
Getting Kids Moving Again As We Cut Costs For Families (VIC)
Victorian kids will have more opportunities to play sports with their teammates and friends as part of a $45.2 million funding boost to get kids moving and help families with the costs of community sport, as we step towards COVID Normal and look forward to the things we love.
Local Sport Defibrillator Grant Program (NSW)
This program aims to provide NSW sports clubs the opportunity to acquire an automated external defibrillator (AED) package for their club or sports facility at a reduced cost. Applications are now open, with assessments on 23 November 2020, 22 February 2021 and final applications closing at 5pm Monday, 12 April 2021. To learn more, including eligibility and funding amounts, please click here.
Download the Sport NSW Sporting Grants Summary (as at 9 Nov 2020)
Victorian State Government – Shooting Sports Facilities Program
The Victorian Government is getting on with helping Victoria’s shooting clubs develop in a quest for our next Michael Diamond or Catherine Skinner. Applications are now open for a share of $4 million in the latest round of the Shooting Sports Facilities Program.
WA State Government - Lotterywest funding to help re-engage volunteers
The funding will enable Volunteering WA to re-engage, remobilise and attract volunteers across Western Australia as part of the State's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Victorian State Government – Grants Buy Uniforms, Equipment For Local Sports Clubs
The Andrews Government is helping sporting clubs get back in the game with new grants awarded across Victoria to pay for uniforms, equipment, training for volunteers and improvements to ensure long-term viability.
ACT - Grants to create a more inclusive Canberra
On the International Day of People with Disability (I-Day), the ACT Government has announced $125,000 in grants for community-driven events and projects that will improve disability inclusion across Canberra.
WA - Healthy venues grants available for WA sport and recreation centres
Health Minister Roger Cook says applications for Healthway's Healthy Venues Grants are now open to local government and State-owned sport and recreation centres across Western Australia. Eligible venues can apply for funding of up to $5,000 to implement a range of promotional, educational and environmental strategies to increase healthy food and drink choices.
Sport Australia resource helps clubs lift their game
A new Sport Australia resource launched this week is helping local sporting clubs and organisations across Australia not just survive the COVID-19 pandemic but return even bigger and better.
NT - Grants Available to assist Local Sporting Organisations
There are a range of grants on offer to support the involvement of Territorians in sport and active recreation.
Funding to support female leaders in Australian sport
More women will reach their leadership potential with the Australian Government investing an additional $3.4 million over four years for the highly regarded Women Leaders in Sport (WLIS) program.