Australian Sports Foundation – Fundraising4Sport (F4S)

The ASF continues to build awareness in the sports sector of the importance of partnerships involving sport, business and the broader community. To reinforce this, the work of the ASF has been named the Sports Incentive Program. Through contact with sporting clubs, associations, national bodies and schools, and through establishing links with local government and community bodies, it has worked to promote understanding of the benefits of its tax-deductible services and to develop a ‘self-determining culture within organisations. This Grant is Ongoing. For more information click HERE

Mazda Foundation Grants - Sports Community

This grant will close on the 30th of September, 2020. This program aims to support community-based organisations by providing funding for projects that fall within the nominated priority areas. For more information click HERE

Project Defib

Project Defib is a Red Cross initiative that aims to reduce the number of deaths caused by a sudden cardiac arrest by making defibrillators and related training and support, access to all sporting clubs, schools and not for profits across Australia. Project Defib is a national program that enables every sporting club, school and not for profit in Australia access to a subsidised Lifeline VIEW Defibrillator package which includes, training and ongoing support. For more information and to apply click HERE

Sport and Community sectors seeking relief - Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Grant support will also help maintain staff, develop new ways of working and build resilience so they can continue delivering benefit for the Western Australian community during the state of emergency. These grants are distributed by Lotterywest and the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) to not-for-profit arts, sports and community organisations across the State. For more information click HERE



Project Robin Hood - City of Melville 

Project Robin Hood is a participatory budgeting program that provides a total funding pool of $100,000 ($20,000 per project) for community ideas, projects or events that bring people together and build better neighbourhoods. To learn more click HERE

Youth Sports Grant - City of Melville 

Sporting Clubs, clubs located in the City of Melville that has registered and been accepted to participate in a National event. A minimum of three Athletes must be representing the club in each registered team and aged 12-19 years (inclusive) at the time of the event. To learn more Click HERE.

Community Participation Funding - Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

The Targeted Participation Program provides funding that enables organisations to promote participation, healthy lifestyles and active engagement of Western Australian communities in sport and active recreation, with a focus on evidenced-based low participation groups. In 2019/20, funding for the Targeted Participation Program is being provided as a joint initiative between the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and Healthway. Each year, the targeted priority populations may change, dependent on government priorities, policy objectives, and assessment of community need. These will align with the department’s strategic plan and Healthway’s high priority target groups. This grant is ongoing and for more information and to apply click HERE

Community Sport and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF)- Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

The Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF) exemplifies the Western Australian Government's commitment to the development of sustainable infrastructure for sport and recreation across the State. The purpose of the program is to provide the Western Australian Government financial assistance to community groups and local government authorities to develop basic infrastructure for sport and recreation. The program aims to increase participation in sport and recreation, with an emphasis on physical activity, through rational development of sustainable, good quality, well-designed and well-utilised facilities. Through CSR, the State Government will invest annually in the development of high-quality physical environments in which people can enjoy sport and recreation. There is $12 million available for allocation in the 2020/21 funding round. For more information and to apply click HERE

Community TAB Sports Sports Grant

Community TAB has launched its own Sports Grant Program where metropolitan and regional sporting clubs around WA are invited to apply for a grant to help support their Club. Amounts range from $2000-$4000. This grant is ongoing and for more information click HERE

Play for a purpose Raffles - Sports Community

Play for Purpose is a not-for-profit online raffle.  Fantastic Prizes, a great way to fundraise and NO COST TO CLUBS!

Easy as 1.2.3

  1. It is free for clubs to sign up!
  2. Once a club has signed up, they will be given their very own website to sell the raffle tickets and promote to their supporter base.
  3. Supporters can buy tickets for $10 each and a minimum of $5 from every ticket sold will support the club’s charitable sporting projects.

There are over 7,500 prizes on offer in the raffle valued at $500,000 – including a top prize valued at $250,000! It’s the ultimate win-win! For more information click HERE

Health Promotion Sponsorship Program WA - Healthway

The Health Promotion Sponsorship Program is a key strategy to achieve Healthway’s vision of a healthy Western Australia. By working with organisations in arts, community events and sports Healthway has an opportunity to change behaviour and environments, to improve health.

  • Under $5,000
  • $5,000 – $50,000
  • Over $50,000

Information relating to Healthway sponsorship programs is available on their website. This grant is ongoing. For more information click HERE

Active Regional Community Grants - Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Active Regional Communities (ARC) aims to increase the opportunities for regional people to participate in sporting and active recreational activities in regional Western Australia and is tailored to meet the ever changing demands and challenges of sport and active-recreation groups within the nine diverse regions of Western Australia.


  • State Sporting Associations (SSAs) that oversee regional operations or are representing a local club or association.
  • Regional sporting, club or active recreation organisations recognised as the industry regional representative body.
  • Not-for-profit community organisations involved in the conduct of sport or physically active recreation.
  • Other community not-for-profit community organisations.
  • In the absence of a suitable sport or recreation organisation, a local government is eligible to apply.

This grant is ongoing and for more information and to apply click HERE



Regional Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme

The Regional Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme provides funding assistance to regional Western Australian athletes who aspire to reach their full sporting potential. The Regional Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme (ATSS) is an initiative supporting regional athletes who have progressed into the high-performance pathway of their chosen sport and are pursuing regional, state and national representation. Eligible regional athletes can receive funding for out-of-pocket travel and accommodation expenses directly related to competitions and programs in accordance with the performance level categories and eligibility criteria outlined in the application guidelines. More information can be found on the DLGSC website by clicking HERE.

KidSport- Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

KidSport enables eligible Western Australian children aged 5 to18 years to participate in community sport and recreation by offering them financial assistance of up to $150 per calendar year towards club fees.This grant is ongoing and for more information and to apply click HERE

Wally Foreman Scholarship

The Wally Foreman Foundation will consider applications for scholarships from registered Western Australian athletes or coaches who have a specific financial need to assist their progress towards sporting honours. The criteria used to determine the suitability and funding priority of an application for a Wally Foreman Foundation scholarship can be found on the website by clicking HERE

Local Sporting Champions Funding

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

  • Base Grant: $500
  • Applicants travelling 800km - 1999km to their nominated championships: + $100
  • Applicants travelling internationally or greater than 2000km to their nominated championships: + $200
  • Applicants residing in a rural electorate: + $50

 For more information and to apply click HERE


Introduction to Winning Grants - Strategic Grants 

Winning grants – Important grant information you need to know

Grant Strategies to bridge the divide between grant-seekers and grant-makers - Strategic Grants 

5 Fast Grant Writing Hacks

Club Help - write up grant 

Funding Centre - Grants Help Centre

What makes a good grant application - Community Grants Hub