Keeping up to date with available grants can be quite challenging, and it can be even more of a struggle to find a suitable grant to meet the needs of a volunteer based sporting club, a community event or an aspiring local athlete.


On this page we keep an updated list of available grants to help sports clubs in the Wimmera. You can find these opportunities below.


And if you need any assistance during a grant application process, remember that we have a dedicated team focused on making the life of volunteers at sports clubs easier, so please contact the us on 53824599.


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Active Club Grants



VicHealth’s Active Club Grants offer funding to community sport and recreation clubs to increase or maintain participation through their club, by purchasing core equipment.


Core sporting equipment is needed by the club to conduct its sport and active recreation activities. This may include game equipment, playing uniforms or injury prevention items.


VicHealth is looking for clubs to outline how they can provide opportunities for more people to participate in sport through their club, or how they can keep people participating. This might include establishing new teams, programs or competitions; offering participation opportunities to new audiences; replacing equipment that is unsuitable or unsafe for use; or making participation safer through purchasing injury prevention items.


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Shooting Sports Facilities Program



The Shooting Sports Facilities Program – Minor Funding Stream is a Victorian Government funding program that provides funding support for projects that improve the quality of shooting facilities and activities across Victoria.


The objectives of the Shooting Sports Facilities Program – Minor Funding Stream are to:


  • increase access and opportunities for participation in shooting sports in a safe and friendly environment
  • improve the quality of shooting sports facilities
  • enhance the shooting activities and programs for shooting sports participants
  • improve the sustainability of Victoria’s shooting clubs, including teaching and training of younger participants in the safe development of shooting skills.


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Athlete Pathway Travel Grants Program



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.


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Sporting Club Grants Program



The Sporting Club Grants Program provides grants to assist in the purchase of sports uniforms and equipment and to improve the capacity and accessibility of Victorian clubs and other community sport and recreation organisations and increase the skills of their coaches, officials and managers.


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Holden Home Ground Advantage



Local sporting clubs are an integral part of the Australian way of life. That’s why Holden have made a long term commitment to helping grassroots sport by giving local clubs the chance to upgrade their facilities with the Holden Home Ground Advantage project.

You can apply for a grant for a project of $100,000 or up to $100,000 for your local sporting club by entering your own video clip to support your application.


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Emergency: Sporting and Recreational Equipment

Closes 3 months after loss or damage


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.


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ANZ Netball Nation Grants


ANZ has a number of netball grants available for passionate players, coaches, umpires, clubs associations and fans. Follow the link to apply online.


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Elite Indigenous Travel and Accommodation Assistance Program (EITAAP)



The Elite Indigenous Travel and Accommodation Assistance Program (EITAAP) is an initiative that is jointly managed by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) and Australian Government Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C).

Funding is available for athletes, coaches, managers or officials to assist with out-of-pocket travel and accommodation expenses when attending eligible national championships or international competitions.


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