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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 Naomi Bickerdike in Recreation & Active Living team on 9294 6773 to discuss your project and ensure it is eligible. 

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