Significant Sporting Events Program in Australia
The State Government of Victoria is seeking application for Significant Sporting Events Program to helps sporting, community and event organisations to deliver significant sporting events in Victoria.
The fund supports events that are national or international in focus, or have regional significance and are recognised by a relevant sporting body.
These events support Victoria’s reputation as the sporting capital, grow their visitor economy, build on Victoria’s trade and investment opportunities, drive participation, build social capital and further Victoria’s standing as a multicultural, inclusive and liveable state.
Types of Grants
Event Assistance Grants: Available to event organisers seeking funding support to assist with general operational costs associated with hosting events.
Event Development Grants: Available to develop or expand events, or for events with high operational costs (typically more than $200,000).
Strategic Event Planning Grants: Available to State and National Sporting bodies to assist with the development of sport strategic event plans that seek to identify future events that could be hosted in Victoria, and the requirements for doing so.
Event Assistance Grants: $20,000
Event Development Grants: $150,000
Strategic Event Planning Grants: $20,000
The following organisations are eligible for funding:
National sporting organisations
State sporting associations
Regional sports assemblies
Local government authorities
Sport conference organisers
Local sporting clubs and associations
Private event organisations
Not for profit organisations
In addition, to be eligible for funding applicants must:
Be an incorporated body, cooperative or association (including business associations)
Possess an Australian Business Number (ABN)
Be financially solvent
Have satisfactorily met reporting requirements on any grants received from the Victorian Government.
Note: Eligibility is subject to additional supporting documentation.
For more information, visit https://sport.vic.gov.au/grants-and-funding/our-grants/significant-sporting-events-program