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Athlete Funding in WA

There are a number opportunities available for clubs and centres to receive funding. These funding opportunities can help provide assistance to clubs and centres to improve facilities and implement projects, events and initiatives

Sports Australia Grants and Funding

Opportunities for individuals and sporting organisations to receive funding through Sport Australia.

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Royalties For Regions

Royalties for Regions underpins the State Government's long-term commitment to developing Western Australia's regional areas into vibrant regions with strong economies.

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Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund

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 Western Australian Government financial assistance to community groups and local government authorities to develop basic infrastructure for sport and recreation.

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Healthy Club Sponsorship

Incorporated sporting clubs in a recognised sporting competition may apply to receive up to $5000 for initiatives to make their club safer and healthier and to train and educate volunteers. Sponsorship funds can be used to purchase items including: first aid equipment, club safety equipment, sunscreen, responsible service of alcohol training, healthy nutrition initiatives, training and coaching courses for volunteers and parents as well as other initiative. In return for sponsorship, successful clubs will be required to introduce smoke free outdoor areas and to introduce strategies to address other health issues.

How to apply


All Grants Programs - Department of Communities

The Department of Communities (Communities) provides one-off grants to community sector organisations and local governments to plan and implement projects, events and initiatives that help to improve the lives of West Australians.

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Active Regional Communities Grant

The Active Regional Communities (ARC) Grants program aims to increase the opportunities for regional people to participate in sport and active recreation 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 the State.

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Sport Access Foundation

The mission of The Sport Access Foundation is to offer grants to Australian children with a disability, so that they have an opportunity to play and participate in sport.

Currently there are four grants available in 2024 to those aged 7-17 years, with the one below for clubs: 

BlueScope Sporting Club Grant

  • Eligible to registered australian sporting Club affiliated with a National Sporting Organisation
  • $2000
  • Applications will close on Friday 19 July 2024

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