Key Grant Bodies


Sports and Recreation Victoria

The Victorian State government provides a range of grants and funding opportunities to support young girls and boys development from community clubs through to the elite level.


Our Community Grants
Our community lists an array of Federal and State Government, philanthropic and corporate funding opportunities at this site.


A pioneer in health promotion, VicHealth work to discover, implement and share solutions to the health problems facing Victorians. Funding grants become active at various times throughout the year with general and specific eligibility criteria.


Sport Australia

Sport Australia, acts on behalf of the Australian Government to play a central leadership role in the development and operation of the Australian sports system, administering and funding innovative sport programs and providing leadership, coordination and support for the sport sector.


Key Existing Grants

TAC Club Rewards Program

Earn up to 10k for your club by keeping your community safe with TAC Club Rewards. By actively spreading road safety messages around your country footy club and together you can participate in the mission to eliminate deaths and serious injuries. It takes all of this to make this happen, so join us and get your club involved!


WorkSafe Club Safety Fund

The WorkSafe Club Safety Fund has been established to provide financial assistance to football/netball clubs to improve the safety of their grounds, providing added safety for players, spectators and those involved with the club. Applications for Round One are open until May 9th, 2021.


Energy Safe Victoria Safer Canteen Grants

Applications for Energy Safe Victoria's (ESV) Safer Canteen Grants Program have opened with Victorian community football clubs able to apply for grants of up to $1000 to upgrade old and potentially dangerous gas or electrical appliances.


Community Sports Infrastructure Fund

The Community Sports Infrastructure Fund provides grants for planning, building new, and improving existing facilities where communities conduct, organise and participate in sport and recreation.


Sports Incentive Program

Applicants can register projects to collect donations using the Australian Sports Foundation (ASF) tax deductible status and receive consideration for discretionary grants from the ASF.


AFL Victoria New Multicultural Player Subsidies

AFL Victoria has developed a State Grant Scheme to support the transition of new Multicultural participants from promotional programs to ongoing participation programs within the mainstream football pathway.


AFL Victoria Facilities Development Reserve

This funding used to support projects, primarily in Metropolitan Melbourne, that are not eligible for Country Football Netball Program Funding and have strong alignment with AFL Victoria’s Football Facilities Development Strategy. Further information can be requested on this fund via

Strategic Community Investment Fund (SCIF)

AFL Victoria is pleased to advise the AFL’s Strategic Community Investment Fund (SCIF) has re-launched for 2021.

Interested applicants should review the SCIF 2021 Guidelines in detail to determine their project’s eligibility here -

Applications can be made via the online application form at the following link:

Should you have any queries, please send an email to

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