Grants and Funding
Sport and Recreation Victoria provides grants and funding 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. Further information on Sport and Recreation grants and funding can be found below or at DPCD Grants.
Find a Grant is an easy way for you to search DPCD grants that you or your organisation may be eligible to apply for.
Grants Index provides a snapshot view of all grant programs.
Significant Sporting Events Program
Sporting Uniform Grants Program
The Sporting Uniform Grants Program provides grants of up to $1000 to assist in the purchase of sports uniforms by Victorian community-based clubs or organisations involved in the delivery of sporting and active recreation opportunities.
Community Facility Funding program
The Community Facility Funding program contributes to the provision of high-quality and accessible community sport and recreation facilities across Victoria.
Country Football & Netball program
The Country Football and Netball program provides funding to assist country football and netball clubs to develop facilities through rural, regional and outer metropolitan councils.
Country Action grant scheme
The Country Action grant scheme aims to increase the capacity of sport and recreation organisations in regional and rural Victoria. Grants of up to $5,000 are available to successful applicants.
Victalent is a $500 travel assistance grant for sport and recreation organisations to support developing athletes, coaches, officials and teams who are required to travel extensively in order to engage in training and competition.
Access for All Abilities program
The Access for All Abilities (AAA) program develops and supports a diverse range of sport and recreation environments that are inclusive of and accessible to people with disabilities.
Indigenous Sports Development program
The Indigenous Sports Development program aims to:
- increase access to sport and recreation opportunities for Indigenous communities
- create sustainable partnerships with state and regional sporting associations
- increase awareness within the sport and recreation industry of how to be more inclusive of Indigenous communities
Regional Sport and Recreation program
The Regional Sport and Recreation program strengthens the capacity of rural and regional communities to respond to sport and active issues which impact at the grassroots level.
Emergency grants: Sports Equipment
The Emergency grant provides assistance to local sport and active recreation clubs to replace essential sporting or first aid equipment that has been lost or destroyed as a consequence of fire, theft or flood.