Available to event organisers seeking funding support to assist with general operational costs associated with hosting events.
Event development grants
Available to develop or expand events, or for events with high operational costs (typically more than $200,000).
Strategic event planning grants
Available to State and National Sporting bodies to assist with the development of sport strategic event plans that seek to identify future events that could be hosted in Victoria, and the requirements for doing so.
* Higher grant amounts may be available and will be considered on a case by case basis by Sport and Recreation Victoria.
The following organisations are eligible for funding:
National sporting organisations
State sporting associations
Regional sports assemblies
Local government authorities
Sport conference organisers
Local sporting clubs and associations
Private event organisations
Not for profit organisations
Please note - eligibility is subject to additional supporting documentation.
In addition, to be eligible for funding applicants must be an incorporated body, cooperative or association (including business associations)
possess an Australian Business Number (ABN) and be financially solvent.
Please refer to the guidelines for further information.
For more information about the Significant Sporting Events Program please contact the Events Unit on 9096 9864 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For general Sport and Recreation Victoria grant enquiries: Phone: 1300 366 356 for the cost of a local call (except from mobile phones); or Email: email@example.com Open Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm except public holidays