Funding Opportunities


Are you looking for grants and funding opportunities? You may find what you're looking for below. 


Queensland Government - incl. Qld Sport & Recreation

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One-off grants of up to $35,000 inclusive of GST are allocated to approved not-for-profit organisations to help them provide community services or activities that benefit the Queensland community.


QLD Women's Week Grants

Queensland Women’s Week grants are now open!

The grants are to support activities that empower and inspire Queensland women and girls to participate and pursue leadership positions and reflect the 2016 theme – ‘Queensland Women: Be involved. Lead the way.’

Grants of up to $3,000 are available for community organisations, councils and P&Cs. Applications close 5pm Friday 6 January 2017. For more about Queensland Women’s Week and the grants program visit the Office for Women website. 


Holden Home Ground Advantage

Supporting local sport clubs for the next 10 years.

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Holden believe that local sporting clubs are an integral part of the Australian way of life. 
That's why they've made a long term commitment to helping grass roots sport by giving local clubs 
the chance to upgrade their facilities with the Holden Home Ground Advantage project.

You can apply for a grant of up to $10,000 or $100,000 for your local sporting club.


Grants 4 Grassroots Fund

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The Australian Sports Foundation’s Grants 4 Grassroots (G4G) Fund is a newly launched small grants program which funds initiatives and programs aimed at increasing participation in grassroots and community sport.

Funds raised for G4G come from generous donors who wish to see more people participating in sport and benefiting from the enjoyment and positive social impacts that sport can have on individuals and their communities.

The G4G Fund was set up to support incorporated non-profit sporting clubs and organisations throughout Australia. Grants ranging from $2,500-$10,000 will be made to support a variety of participation based projects such as the purchase of sporting equipment or sport development initiatives.


ASC Athlete Assistance

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The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is the Australian Government body responsible for the delivery of funding and development of Australian sport. It supports a wide range of programs designed to develop sporting excellence and increase participation and achievement by all Australians:

  • Elite Indigenous Travel & Accommodation Assistance Program
  • Local Sporting Champions grants program
  • Sport Leadership Grants & Scholarships for Women
  • National Officiating Scholarship Program
  • Active After-School Communities Program Grants
  • ASOP Pacific Sport Partnerships


Australia Post Community Grants

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The Neighbourhood Community Grants Program provides funding to a range of registered charities and community organisations, with the aim of building healthier, more vibrant and more inclusive communities across Australia.


Brisbane City Council

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Brisbane City Council's grants programs provide funding to help local non-profit community groups to develop and improve facilities and services in Brisbane. Grants are also given to individuals who require financial assistance to promote creativity and the arts, encourage historical, cultural and physical events and activities, take care of sick or injured native wildlife and help others in their community.


  • Partnering for Public Netball Courts Program
  • Lord Mayor's Suburban Initiative Fund
  • Suburban Crime Prevention Grant
  • Community Sport Clubs Grant Program
  • Access & Inclusion Community Partnership Program
  • Community Development & Capacity Building Grants
  • Community Support Funding Program
  • Healthy & Physical Activity Grants
  • Housing Support Program
  • Men's Shed Grants Program


If you are researching or wish to find assistance with securing funding, the link below may be of use:


Fact Sheet: Community Benefit Funds amalgamation - streamlining grants


Grants Gov Australia

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An Independent research company, Grants Gov Australia maintains Australia's most comprehensive directory of all Australian grant funding options and opportunities. They cover the 4 main types of Government funding:

  • Community funds & Subsidies
  • Tax rebates & Incentives
  • Conditionally Repayable Government Loans
  • Equity Fincancing


Australian Government Grants

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Brisbane Port Authority

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