Move It AUS – Participation Funding



The Move It AUS – Participation Grant Program provides support to help organisations get Australians moving and to support the aspiration to make Australia the world’s most active and healthy nation.

Note: The grants close 5pm 18 February 2019

The objectives of the Grant Program are:

  • Getting inactive people moving in their local community;
  • Building awareness and understanding of the importance of physical activity across all stages of life
  • Improving the system of sport and physical activity by targeting populations at risk of inactivity, across all life stages

Program Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for the Move It AUS – Participation Grant Program, applicants must be one of the following entity types and have been operating for 12 months or longer:

  • Sporting Organisations (excluding National Sporting Organisations*)
  • Non-Government Organisations (NGO)** including physical activity organisations***; and/or
    Local Government Organisations.
  • The Australian Capital Territory Government does not have Local Government entities and is therefore eligible to apply.

*As defined in Appendix A of the Program Guidelines
**NGO is defined as an organisation which is neither a government department or a business operating for profit.
***Entities must have been operating with a Not for Profit status for at least 12 months

Grant Streams

Stream 1 – Grants between $25,000 and $250,000 to fund local sport and physical activity organisations.

Note: Stream 2 is only available to National Sport Organisations.

For more information go to to download program guidelines, read through how to apply online, FAQs and resources to help inform applications.