Sport and Recreation Victoria have launched the first round of the Aboriginal Sport Participation Grant Program.

Through the Aboriginal Sport Participation Grant Program assistance is provided to Aboriginal Victorians to participate in Aboriginal sporting carnivals, buy sports uniforms and equipment, as well as funding for travel and accommodation expenses for athletes to compete in state and national competitions.

Grants are available in the following categories:

  • Aboriginal Sporting Carnivals – Grants of up to $2,500 per junior team and $1,500 per senior team for travel and accommodation costs for teams to participate in State-wide or National Carnivals.
  • Uniforms or Equipment – Grants of up to $1,000 per team, club and association and up to $250 per individual to purchase sporting uniforms and/or equipment.
  • Athlete Participation Support – Grants of up to $750 for athletes and coaches to assist with travel and accommodation costs to compete or train in regional, state and national competitions or representative teams.

Applications close on Wednesday 10th July 2024.

To find out more about the grants including the application process, program guidelines and eligibility click here.