Participation Grants/Funding for Sport & Recreation

Participation Grants/Funding for Sport & Recreation       
Prepared by  Prepared by: Chris Hume & Christine May, Senior Research Consultants, Clearinghouse for Sport, Sport Australia
evaluated by  Evaluation by:   Greg Blood, AIS Emeritus Researcher (December 2016); Jeff Dry, Consultant, OneEighty Sport and Leisure Solutions (December 2016)
Reviewed by  Reviewed by network: Australian Sport Information Network (AUSPIN)
Last updated  Last updated: 6 February 2019
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This topic provides information on a number of ways in which Australian sport and active recreation sector organisations can access financial support to assist in the development and sustainability of participation pathways for their communities. 

Key Messages 


Organisations can access a broad range of funding programs from government and non-government sources.


Funding through programs for community groups can be used to achieve a range of social policy goals through sport, physical activity and/or recreation.

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