The Community Motorsport Program accepts applications from motorsport clubs and organisations currently affiliated with Motorsport Australia or Motorcycling Victoria. This includes clubs and organisations affiliated with a delegated body of Motorsport Australia such as Karting Victoria or the Australian National Drag Racing Association.
Affiliated clubs must:
- Be located in Victoria and participate at Victorian facilities.
- Be non-government, not-for-profit and registered as an incorporated body at the time of application and for the project duration.
- Possess an Australian Business Number (ABN) or provide a completed Australian Tax Office form (Statement by a supplier), so that no withholding tax is required from the grant payment.
- Adhere to and enforce the Fair Play Code (or) their relevant state sporting association code of conduct/member protection policy, which incorporates the Fair Play Code. For further information about the Fair Play Code. Organisations that have failed to resolve a breach of the Fair Play Code will not be funded.
- Have satisfactorily met reporting requirements on any grants previously received from Sport and Recreation Victoria.
The Community Motorsport Program offers funding through two categories:
- Motorsport Club Assistance Category
- Infrastructure Upgrades and Equipment Category
Motorsport Club Assistance Category
The Motorsport Club Assistance Category focuses on developing club capacity, increasing engagement and building participation opportunities with motorsport clubs through four streams of funding.
Applicants to may submit applications to multiple streams but can only receive a maximum combined grant amount of $20,000 from the Motorsport Club Assistance Category.
- Stream 1: Safety and Operational Equipment (up to $10,000)
- Stream 2: Volunteer and Official Training (up to $5,000)
- Stream 3: Women and Girls Participation (up to $5,000)
- Stream 4: Events and Activities (up to $20,000)
Infrastructure Upgrades and Equipment Category
The Infrastructure Upgrades and Equipment Category aims to help transform motorsport facilities around Victoria by providing funding to upgrade motorsport racing infrastructure and equipment that increase participation opportunities.
Applicants may only submit one application under one of the following streams:
- Stream 1: Facility Equipment (up to $50,000)
- Stream 2: Minor Infrastructure (up to $100,000)
- Stream 3: Major Infrastructure (up to $500,000)
Motorsport Club Assistance Category
Applications Open: 26 October 2020
Applications Close: 30 June 2022
Round 1 (26 October to 21 December 2020)
Round 2 (22 December 2020 to 21 June 2021)
Round 3 (22 June to 27 January 2022)
Round 4 (28 January 2022 to 30 June 2022)
February/March 2021 (Round 1)
August/September 2021 (Round 2)
February/March 2022 (Round 3)
August/September 2022 (Round 4)
*Application must be submitted during the relevant date range in order to be considered during the relevant assessment period.
Infrastructure Upgrades and Equipment Category - round 2
Applications Open: August 2021
Applications Close: 10 November 2021
Outcomes Announced: February/March 2022
Process for eligible clubs
The application process will require the submission of an online application via the DJPR Grants portal.
Applicants must submit an application that responds to the specific assessment criteria of their nominated category and stream, as well as any supporting documentation.
Please refer to the Community Motorsport Program Guidelines for further information on the application process and requirements for each stream.
Resources and Additional Information
Fact sheets and templates
Motorsport Club Assistance Category:
- Motorsport Club Assistance Category FAQs (Word)
- Motorsport Club Assistance Category - Application Guide – Stream 1
- Motorsport Club Assistance Category - Application Guide – Stream 2
- Motorsport Club Assistance Category - Application Guide – Stream 3
- Motorsport Club Assistance Category - Application Guide – Stream 4
- Victorian Government funding requirements for delivery of services to children factsheet (Word)
- Example declaration letter for use of third-party grant writer (Word)
- Example letter of support from governing body (Word)
- Fair Play Code Form for Clubs (Word)
Infrastructure Upgrades and Equipment Category:
- Infrastructure Upgrades and Equipment Category FAQs
- In-Kind and Voluntary Support Template (Word)
- In-Kind and Voluntary Support Example (Word)
- Fact Sheet In-Kind Labour and Voluntary Support (Word)
- Project Management Framework template (Word)
- Fact Sheet Project Management Framework (Word)
- Schedule of Use Fact Sheet and Template (Excel)
- Cultural Heritage Management Plans (Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 2018)
- Detailed Area Schedule - Example (Excel)
- Project Governance Framework Template (Word)
- Fact Sheet Environmentally Sustainable Design (Word)
- Fact Sheet Universal Design (Word)
- Code of Conduct Form for Tenants (Word)
- Fair Play Code
Motorsport and Motorcycling Guides
- Motorsport Australia Return to Race
- Motorsport Australia Strategic Plan 2020-2022
- Motorsport Australia Manual
- Motorsport Australia Safety and Integrity
- 2020 Manual of Motorcycle Sport
- 2020 Track Standards Motorcycling Victoria
- Policies and Bylaws relevant to Motorcycle Sport
- Motorcycling Australia National Recreation Policy Guidelines and Requirements for Event Promotors
- Karting Australia Strategic Plan 2019-2022
- Karting Australia Policies
- Karting Australia Rules, Regulations and Technical
- Karting Australia Circuit Construction Safety Guide
- Karting Australia Regulations
- Karting Victoria - Victorian State Regulations
- ANDRA Rulebook and Rulebook Updates
- ANDRA Supplementary Rulebook
- ANDRA Technical Policies and Guidelines
Sport and Recreation Victoria Guides
These publications are intended for use as a guide only and further specialist advice should be sought on the specifics of your project:
- Design for Everyone Guide
- VICSPORT - Welcoming people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities
- Women in sport and recreation in Australia
- Barriers to sports participation for women and girls
- Retaining the Membership of Women in Sport
- Sport and Recreation Victoria Female Friendly Infrastructure
- Sport and Recreation Victoria Infrastructure Grants – Acknowledgement and Publicity Guidelines (pdf)
- Sport and Recreation Victoria Infrastructure Grants – Acknowledgement and Publicity Guidelines (Word)
Program area and assistance
To read more about Sport and Recreation Victoria (SRV)
For assistance with a project idea and/or an application contact your Sport and Recreation Victoria representative.
For general Sport and Recreation Victoria grant enquiries: Phone: 1800 325 206 for the cost of a local call (except from mobile phones); or Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Open Monday - Friday, 9am – 5pm except public holidays.
The Motorsport Club Assistance Category focuses on developing club capacity, increasing engagement and building participation outcomes in motorsports through four funding streams.
The Infrastructure Upgrades and Equipment Category aims to help transform motorsport facilities around Victoria by providing funding to upgrade motorsport racing infrastructure and equipment that assists clubs deliver increased participation opportunities.
The Community Motorsport Program only accepts applications from motorsport clubs and organisations currently affiliated with:
- Motorsport Australia
- Motorcycling Victoria
- Karting Victoria
- Australian National Drag Racing Association.
For specific details on the program, including the objectives of the fund, the grant categories and amounts available and eligibility of applications please refer to the guidelines below.