Sport Grants

Local Sporting Champions

The Local Sporting Champions program provides financial assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-18 participating in state, national or international championships.

If successful, applicants will receive $500-$750 towards the cost of attending their championships.  Parents & children need to apply directly via a simple online application form.

Closes 30 June 2020 for Round 1

Grant Guidelines


Local Sport Defibrillator Grant Program

This grant allows sporting clubs and councils across NSW the opportunity to reduce the purchase price of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs).

An AED is a life-saving device which delivers a controlled shock to an individual experiencing cardiac arrest, increasing their chances of survival.

 Grants for clubs and councils in Sydney metropolitan electorates are available for up to 50% of the AED package, with a maximum grant amount of $1250.  Applicants can request more than one AED. 

Closes Wednesday 8 April 2020.

Grant Guidelines


Club Grants

This grant supports the building, renovation and fit-out of infrastructure in NSW in three key categories:

Sport and Recreation: $100,000 to $300,000 per project

Arts and Culture: $50,000 to $200,000 per project

Disaster Readiness and Community Infrastructure: $10,000 to $200,000 per project

A total funding pool of $12.5 million is available for 2019-20.

Schools are eligible to apply however, the infrastructure project needs to be accessible to the public outside school hours.

Round 3: Opens 16 March and closes 6 April 2020

Applicants may apply once per round.

For more information, email