Grants for sporting groups

We are committed to fostering healthy lifestyles and community wellbeing through grants for sporting groups. Whether you're involved in grassroots sports or aiming for regional excellence, these grants provide the support needed to develop programs and skills, purchase equipment and organise events.

Grants offered

Sport and Recreation Grant

OPEN until Friday, August 30

Up to $1,000

The Sport and Recreation Grant program aims to encourage active lifestyles in the local community by supporting organisations to deliver sporting or recreation opportunities for the benefit of the PAE community.

Equipment Grant

OPEN until funding exhausted.

Up to $2,000

The Equipment Grant program aims to assist not-for-profit community groups and organisations to purchase urgent or necessary equipment they require in order to deliver services, activities, or supports to the PAE community.

Events Grant

OPEN until funding exhausted.

Up to $15,000*

The Events Grant program aims to help create a community that is inclusive, cohesive, creative and prosperous through the support of a program of accessible and diverse community events and festivals across the City.

Neighbourhood Events - up to $1,000
Community Events - up to $7,500
Regional Events - up to $15,000

Quick Response Grant

OPEN until funding exhausted.

Up to $500

The Quick Response Grant program aims to support not-for-profit groups and organisations with emerging or unexpected needs and opportunities that will make a positive difference to the PAE community.

How to apply

We provide an online application tool called SmartyGrants to help you prepare and submit your application. If you're a new user, you will need to start by registering a new account. Once registered and logged in you’ll be redirected to the "Before you begin" page where you can start your application.

Applicants can only apply online when funding rounds are open. Support or access to computers and the internet can be provided if required.