The following grants are now available.  If you require more information or help in applying for one of these grants please contact Mallee Sports Assembly at one of the offices located at Mildura, Swan Hill and Wycheproof.



Athlete Pathway Travel Grant

The Athlete Pathway Travel Grants Program provides grants to improve Victorian athlete development pathways from community to national representation level. Support is available to assist community sport and recreation athletes, coaches, officials and teams with the travel costs of participating in training and competition, and for high performance Victorian athletes and teams to compete at national championships or selection events

THE LOCAL SPORTING CHAMPIONS PROGRAM - ongoing - Individual  - 12-18 years inclusive - Grants to help young people pursue their sporting dreams. Local_Sporting_Champions_Grant.pdf  read further update


The Tennis Australia Facility Loan Scheme financially assists affiliated Australian Tennis Clubs, Centres and Associations with upgrades, replacements and improvements on their tennis facilities, by providing low interest loans.  Further information: Tennis Australia or phone 9914 4000.

EMERGENCY SPORTING AND RECREATIONAL EQUIPMENT   - Ongoing These grants provide assistance to grassroots sport and active recreation clubs and organisations to replace essential sporting or first aid equipment that has been lost or destroyed as a consequence of fire, flood, significant storm event, theft or criminal damage.   (Can be submitted up to 3 months after the loss or damage)  Amount: Up to $2000  Further information: Department of Transport, Planning & Local Infrastructure (Sport & Recreation Victoria) or phone 1300 366 356.

GRANTS 4 GRASSROOTS – AUSTRALIAN SPORTS FOUNDATION - Grants available for innovative ideas to increase participation in grassroots and community based sport. 

How to apply?

Complete an online application – you will need your ABN and information about your organisation’s incorporation and financial status for the application.

More questions? Check out our FAQs for more information.  Still need help? Contact us on 02 6214 7868 .


Active Club Grants – OPEN

VicHealth’s Active Club Grants offer funding to community sport and recreation clubs to get more people physically active through sport. There are two priority areas:

• Female participation
• Participation in social and modified forms of sport

VicHealth is inviting Victoria’s community sporting clubs to address these factors by either creating new sport opportunities or by implementing, within your own club, an existing program created by a State or National sporting organisation.

Up to $3,000 – For core equipment that will help to increase or maintain participation through their club.

Up to $10,000 – To make a big impact and enable a greater number of Victorians to start, or continue being physically active through sport.

Status: Closes 22 September 2017

Further information: VicHealth or phone 9667 1308.


Stronger Communities Programme – OPEN

The Stronger Communities Programme provides grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 to not-for-profit community organisations and local governments for capital projects.

Projects are selected by Members of Parliament and their community consultation committees, and are then submitted to the Government for assessment.

You will need to demonstrate you can match the funding for the project either in cash or in-kind. Previous applicants have been successful in applying for items such as equipment, scoreboards, computers, upgrades to community halls and clubhouses and more.

Expressions of interest need to be submitted to your local MPs office.

Status: Closes 28 September 2017 (Round 3)

Amount: From $2,500 to $20,00

Further information: Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, or contact your local MPs office.

Small Grants for Rural Communities – OPEN

The Small Grants for Rural Communities is a collaborative program administered by the Foundation of Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR). Over $350,000 in grants are available to benefit not-for-profit community based organisations from small rural, regional and remote Australian communities. Funds will be awarded to projects and activities that offer clear public benefit and clearly address a need in the community in the areas of social and community welfare, economic, environmental, health, education or cultural development.

Amount: Up to $5,000

Status: Closes 27 September

Further information: FRRR website, phone 1800 170 020 or email


Boots For All equipment grant – OPEN

Boots For All’s vision is to have an active and socially inclusive Australia through sport. The organisation exists to break down barriers to sport participation & strengthen communities by collecting & distributing quality, new and near-new sports equipment to vulnerable Australians and by providing volunteering and training opportunities via the Sports for All social enterprise sports store.

Status: Ongoing

Amount: Various sports equipment

Further information: Visit Boots For All website, call 1800 752 227 or email


Emergency Grant: Sporting and Recreational Equipment – OPEN

These grants provide assistance to grassroots sport and active recreation clubs and organisations to replace essential sporting or first aid equipment that has been lost or destroyed as a consequence of fire, flood, significant storm event, theft or criminal damage.

Status: Ongoing (Can be submitted up to 3 months after the loss or damage)

Amount: Up to $2,000

Further information: Sport & Recreation Victoria (Sport & Recreation Victoria) or phone 1300 366 356.


















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