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Apply for a Capital Development Grant

Applications are now open!

The Capital Development Program provides financial assistance to not-for-profit organisations to improve sport and recreation infrastructure, which in turn provides active participation opportunities.

  • Grants of up to 50% of the total project cost but not exceeding $50,000 are available.
  • All projects must address the grant criteria to be eligible for assessment.
  • Further information is available in the funding guidelines (DOCX, 85KB) .

Grant criteria

Application priority

Priority will be given to projects that address the following objectives:

  • Improve access for disadvantaged groups (e.g. disability, cultural, low socio-economic) to sport and recreation facilities;
  • Improve existing Council sport and recreation facilities and increases its range of users;
  • Demonstrates clear evidence of the long term benefits to the wider community.
  • Improves opportunities for female participation in the sport and recreation environment.

Who can apply?

  • Incorporated, not-for-profit organisations.

Program dates

Funding round opens - 1 July 2018

Funding round closes - 12 August 2018

 Funding announcement - October 2018

How to apply

Apply online now.

Successful projects must be completed between January 2019 to December 2019.

Please contact Jason Young on 9294 6773 or Ellie Ingwersen on 9294 6769 to discuss your project and ensure it is eligible. 

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