Tennis Queensland Metropolitan Region

Grants and Funding

Current grant opportunities

Get Started Program
Amount: Voucher valued up to $150
Opening Date: 15 July 2015
Closing Date: 30 September 2015
ObjectiveGet Started is one of three funding programs that comprise the Queensland Government’s Get in the Game initiative to support grassroots sport and recreation. Get Started assists children and young people who can least afford or may otherwise benefit from joining a sport or recreation club. Find out more…

Get Going Clubs
Amount: Maximum of $7,500
Opening Date: 3 August 2015
Closing Date: 2 October 2015
Objective: Get Going Clubs provides funding to support not-for-profit local sport and recreation organisations for projects that create opportunities for Queenslanders. Find out more… 

Get Playing Places and Spaces Program
Amount: Maximum of $100,000
Opening Date: 3 August 2015
Closing Date: 2 October 2015
Objective: Get Playing Places and Spaces provides funding for new or upgraded sport and recreation facility projects so that more Queenslanders can be involved in the sport and active recreation. Find out more…

For more information regarding the Get in the Game funding initiatives please follow this link

Get Out, Get Active
The Get Out, Get Active program provides funding for projects that will deliver community-based sport and recreation activities that increase opportunities for participation by women and girls who are either currently inactive, or would otherwise benefit from further participation.  Find out more…

Opening Date: 8 July 2015
Closing Date: 20 August 2015

Australian Sports Foundation – Sport Incentive
Projects eligible for consideration for ASF registration must:

  • be sport related (refer to the Glossary on page 20)
  • aim to increase opportunities for Australians to participate in sport and/or to excel in sports performance
  • project must relate to one of the following:
    – facility development/facility feasibility study
    – equipment
    – team travel
    – hosting a major sporting event

Click here for more information regarding the Australian Sports Foundation – Sport Incentive funding

Cadbury Fundraiser Community Grants
This grant program supports a wide range of community-based projects that aim to increase social inclusion and enhance community engagement in Australia.

Grants of up to $800 can be applied for but smaller grant amounts may be awarded.  Grants can be applied for under the following grant categories:

  • Live Well: Initiatives promoting increased opportunities for participation in sports and recreation or general community collaboration.
  • Learn Well: Initiatives promoting increased opportunities for learning and development.

Click here to find out more about the Cadbury Fundraiser Community Grant initiative.

Young Athletes Travel Subsidy- Now Open
The Young Athletes Travel Subsidy (travel subsidy) replaced the Young Athlete Assistance Program on 1 July 2015. The new travel subsidy aims to foster the development of young athletes and support elite athlete pathways by providing financial assistance to help alleviate the costs associated with attending championship events.

The travel subsidy will allow up to a maximum of $1200 in financial assistance over the 3 event tiers, once every 2 calendar years. Eligible athletes and officials can apply for 1 event per tier once every second calendar year. Find out more…

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. Find out more…

Please note the ASC is now accepting EITAAP applications for eligible events in 2015-16.

Women Leaders in Sport Grant Program
The Women Leaders in Sport (WLIS) grant program is an Australian Government initiative that is managed by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) in partnership with the Office for Women. The objective of the WLIS grant program is to provide female administrators, coaches and officials with opportunities to undertake intermediate or advanced training within an existing pathway in the sports industry to reach their leadership potential.

Grants are available for individuals and organisations in the areas of coaching, communications/media/marketing, governance, management/administration and officiating. Find out more…

2016 WLIS applications opening soon!

If you are thinking of applying for a grant and need any advice or guidance please feel free to contact Michael Blomer by email on [email protected].