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.

Closing date 31 December 2019 for Round 3

Grant Guidelines

Local Sport Development Program - Facility Development

The Local Sports Grant is available across all electorates in NSW.  This year’s grant has been established to:

  • target opportunities specifically for women and girls
  • overall participation opportunities 
  • support local communities affected by drought.

There are four project types:

  1. Sport Development (maximum amount $2000)
  2. Community Sport Events (maximum amount $5000)
  3. Sport Access (maximum amount $5000)
  4. Facility Development (maximum amount $15, 000)

The minimum amount available is $250 for all project types with the exception being for facility development which has a minimum request of $1,000.

The maximum available to any one organisation is $20,000 in a financial year. The amount organisations request should reflect the scale of the project/s.

Closes 25 November 2019.

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Driving Social Inclusion through Sport and Physical Activity (GO2645)

This grant encourages sport and physical activity projects to address inclusion issues for vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals and seeks to enhance wellbeing and instill a sense of community belonging.

The grant opportunity will target the following community groups to engage in sport and physical activity projects:

  • newly arrived migrants and refugees
  • women
  • people with a physical or mental disability
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The minimum grant amount is $50,000 (GST exclusive) per application.

Closes 12 December, 2019

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. 

Grant closes Wednesday 8 April 2020.

Grant Guidelines

Australian Cricket Infrastructure

Australian Cricket Infrastructure Fund (ACIF) provides funding for community cricket facility projects, with a focus on growing participation and promoting accessibility and inclusivity.

The ACIF will contribute more than $4.6 million per annum into community facility projects. 

The ACIF is open to all clubs, associations, schools, councils and cricket facility managers, acknowledging the important role that these partners play in providing facilities for community cricket across Australia.  

Closes 17 November, 2019 (Round 1) 

2019/20 Australian Cricket Infrastructure Fund Guidelines. 

To apply to the 2019/20 Australian Cricket Infrastructure Fund, click here.