Sports grants

Children playing a game of soccer

Find out about Council and industry sports grants programs available for individuals, clubs and projects. 

Industry Grant and Funding Opportunities

  • Sport and Recreation Victoria offer annual sports club grants and other grant programs
  • VicHealth offer annual health and wellbeing grants for sport and recreation club and organisations
  • Australian Sports Foundation is a free service for sports clubs to fundraise and manage funding campaigns online for individuals and club projects.
  • Play For Purpose Sports Raffle - Sport Australia offer a national sports raffle that allows clubs to register and sell tickets for collective prizes and take a $5 rebate to help club fundraising.
  • Kids Voucher Program from Victorian Government offers $200 vouchers to help reimburse costs of junior sport for eligible juniors and families.
  • State Sporting Bodies and Leagues sometimes offer their own funding programs support their affiliate clubs or through their sponsors, so check in with your SSA or league contact on a regular basis.
  • Change Our Game offers grants to develop women and girls in sport
  • Shade grants from Victorian Government help fund shade structures at community facilities
  • Community safety grants from Victorian Government offers funding for initiatives to help create safer community facilities
  • Local MPs - contact your local minister of parliament at a state or national level about funding or grant opportunities available to your club, invite them to key club events and matches to discuss your club needs and aspirations.

More information

To find out more, contact our Leisure Services team on 03 8470 8888 or email us at