Find a funding program

Programs currently open

For kids

  • FairPlay vouchers support families with up to $150 per child towards the cost of sport and recreation club membership fees.
  • Emerging Athlete Pathways provides up to $800 for athletes and officials under 18 to attend state, national and international competitions.
  • Local Sporting Champions program from Sport Australia gives athletes aged 12 to 18 years old up to $500 to pay for travel, accommodation, uniforms or equipment when competing, coaching or officiating at recognised sporting championships.

For clubs and organisations

  • Active Clubs provides up to $2000 to sport and recreation clubs to purchase equipment and support volunteers to increase sport and recreation opportunities.
  • ActiveKIT provides up to $200,000 to Active Industry organisations including start-ups and SMEs (small to medium enterprises) to deliver innovative solutions in response to specific industry challenges.
  • Gambling Community Benefit Fund provides up to $100,000 for not-for-profit community groups to provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Queenslanders.
  • Register your organisation to accept FairPlay vouchers. Up to $150 can be used by eligible children to help pay for club membership, registration and/or participation fees for registered organisations.
  • Register your organisation’s state, national and international events through Emerging Athlete Pathways to ensure your athletes and officials are eligible for support.

Disaster recovery

Currently activated

The following programs have now been activated for facilities located in a Local Government Area (LGA) activated on the Queensland Government’s Disaster Management for the South East Queensland Rainfall and Flooding (22 February – 7 March 2022) event.

  • Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program Level 1 provides up to $5,000 for eligible not-for-profit sport and recreation organisations to support the re-establishment of club operations following significant weather events.
  • Extraordinary Disaster Assistance Recovery Grant from Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA) provides up to $50,000 for small business and not-for-profit organisations who have been impacted by significant weather events.
  • Sport and Recreation Recovery Grant provides up to $20,000 for sport and active recreation organisations who have also applied for Level 1 Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program and the Extraordinary Disaster Assistance Recovery Grant (QRIDA).

For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

  • First Nations Sport and Recreation Program provides up to $25,000 (per community) to community organisations to deliver quality, tailored physical activity opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in non-discrete communities throughout Queensland.
  • Torres Strait Community Sport and Recreation Program provides up to $127,500 to local and regional not-for-profit organisations located within the Torres Shire Local Government Area to deliver community focused sport and recreation opportunities to Inner Island communities.

Other Sport and Recreation funding sources