Check out the grants currently on offer for Victorian sporting clubs and ace the application process with the help of our grant writing resources below.

For any questions or assistance when applying for grants contact your Club Development Officer.


Tennis Victoria ACE Grants The ACE Grants Program, supported by Sport and Recreation Victoria’s Together More Active funding, encourages clubs and coaches to implement opportunities to engage, or reengage, with underrepresented communities. Applications now open Find out more
Community Shade Grants Program Eligible community organisations are eligible to apply for grants of up to $50,000 for shade development and can include up to $700 for sun protection items. Applications close 11 September 2020 Find out more
VicHealth Re-imagining Health Grants VicHealth is offering grants of up to $3K, $10K or $50K for local organisations who can support young people (aged 0-25 years) or Victorians experiencing disadvantage, by creating meaningful social connection, providing opportunities for physical activity or by addressing food security issues. If you apply on 16 September (as soon as applications open), you could be assessed and notified early. Meaning you could receive funding more than 2 months ahead of those who wait until the closing date. We can’t stress this enough – apply early for the fastest outcome. 

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Applications close October 27 2020 Find out more
2020 Supplementary Volunteer Grants Grants of $1000 – $5000 can be used by volunteer based organisations to support the efforts of their volunteers and encourage and increase participation in volunteering. The grants can be used to buy small equipment for volunteers or for the reimbursement of volunteer fuel, transport or training costs, amongst other things.  Applications close 20 September 2020  Find out more
Sport and Recreation Victoria Sporting Club Grants 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.  Applications close 29 September 2020 Find out more
Active Kids Grant The Active Kids Grants have been established with the aim of providing every child with the active childhood they deserve, by supplying them with the equipment they need to participate in sporting activities. Clubs can apply for up to $10,000 for the equipment, uniforms and resources to help make this happen  Applications close 30 September 2020  Find out more 
Heart Foundation Active Australia Innovation Challenge  The Heart Foundation has up to ten $10,000 grants for new, innovative programs that get more people moving in schools, universities or local community groups.  Applications close 12 October 2020  Find out more
Sport and Recreation Victoria Community Sport Sector Short Term Survival Package (Round 2)  The $40 million Community Sport Sector Short-term Survival Package provides grants to support the operational viability of community sport and active recreation organisations impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Grants of $1000 are available for clubs and $2000 for associations who didn’t receive funding in Round 1 of the grants program.  Applications close 16 October 2020  Find out more
Damien Greer Lawyers Community Grant The Damien Greer Lawyers Community Grant program is now open for eligible organisations providing grants of $1000 for community benefit programs or projects  Applications close 15 November 2020 Find out more
Significant Sporting Events Program The Significant Sporting Events Program helps sporting, community and event organisations to deliver significant sporting events in Victoria. Ongoing (six funding rounds each year) Find out more
Access for All Abilities Access for All Abilities is a Victorian Government program which has supported inclusive sport and recreation opportunities for people with a disability for over 15 years. Ongoing Find out more
Emergency: Sporting and Recreational Equipment This grant provides 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 Ongoing Find out more
Community Sports Infrastructure Loans Scheme Providing organisations access to low interest rate loans between $500,000 and $10 million to deliver community sport and recreation infrastructure. Applications open 1 October 2020 Find out more


Grant Writing Tips
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Gaining Grants
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Check out tips from successful grant applications from a number of Victorian tennis clubs.

Bundoora Tennis Club
The Club House_Bundoora TC_FEATURE IMAGERead about Bundoora TC's successful application for a Sport and Recreation Victoria grant to build a new club website.
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Kyvalley Tennis Club
The Club House_Kyvalley TC_FEATURE IMAGERead about Kyvalley TC's successful application to develop a strategic plan, through SRV's Sporting Club Grants.
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Oakleigh Tennis Club
The Club House_Oakleigh TC_FEATURE IMAGERead about Oakleigh TC's successful application for a VicHealth Active Club Grant.
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ACE Grants back for another round
Tennis Victoria is excited to relaunch the ACE Grants program, supported by Sport and Recreation Victoria’s Together More Active funding.
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Nine tennis clubs score VicHealth Active Club Grants
Find out which nine tennis clubs will benefit from a VicHealth Active Club Grant.
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Grassroots Sports Grants Extended As We Return To Play
Applications for $1,000 grants for clubs and up to $15,000 for associations and leagues had been extended to 11.59pm on 30 June 2020.
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ANZ Tennis Hot Shots Community Grants
Apply for an ANZ Community Grant today. Entries close Tuesday 31 March. Terms, conditions and eligibility criteria apply.
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