The Significant Sporting Events Program assists sporting, community and event organisations to deliver sporting events in Victoria.
The program, through the Event Assistance Grant and Event Development Grant categories, provides funding support for events that are at a national or international level and are supported or sanctioned by a recognised sporting authority.
Why is the Victorian Government funding these grants?
The Significant Sporting Events Program is designed to:
Attract and retain national and international sporting events to Victoria that enhance the reputation of the state as a host of events
Showcase elite level sport
Support and provide high performancepathways
Align with and support state and nationalsporting bodies strategic plans
Build capacity in sports and regional communities to attract larger national and international sporting events in future years
Encourage participation and sportdevelopment programs
Strengthen a sport’s position on the national and international stage
Support Victoria’s visitor economy through economic benefits and branding opportunities
Provide opportunities for Victorian teams and individuals to compete on home soil.