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Emergency Sporting Equipment Grant Program

This program provides assistance to grassroots sport and active recreation clubs and organisations to replace essential sporting and first aid equipment that has been lost or destroyed as a consequence of fire, flood, significant storms, theft or criminal damage.
  • Eligibility

    Please read the Emergency Sporting Equipment Grant Program 2022-23 Guidelines to check your eligibility for a grant through this program.

    You can access the guidelines above.

    Before you apply for this grant, you must obtain:

    • a police report for all incidents involving theft or criminal damage
    • quote/s which correspond to the equipment requested for funding
    • evidence of the incident and the equipment that has been lost or destroyed
  • Funding range

    Grants of up to $2,000 are available towards the replacement cost of lost or damaged equipment that is owned by the applicant organisation.

  • Assessment dates

    Applications can be submitted at any time between 1 June 2022 and 31 May 2023.

    Applications must be submitted within six months from the date of the loss of equipment. Applications submitted more than six months after the loss, will not be considered unless there are special circumstances for the delay.

    Submitted applications will be assessed over five periods:

    Assessment period 1

    Applications submitted: 1 June 2022 – 31 August 2022

    Notification of outcome: October 2022

    Assessment period 2

    Applications submitted: 1 September 2022 – 31 October 2022

    Notification of outcome: December 2022

    Assessment period 3

    Applications submitted: 1 November 2022 – 31 December 2022

    Notification of outcome: February 2023

    Assessment period 4

    Applications submitted: 1 January 2023- 28 February 2023

    Notification of outcome: April 2023

    Assessment period 5

    Applications submitted: 1 March 2023 - 31 May 2023

    Notification of outcome: June 2023

  • Apply now

    Step 1: Check your eligibility

    Check the Eligibility section (section 2) of the application guidelines to identify if your organisation is eligible for funding

    Step 2: Apply using the Department’s Grants Portal

    Ensure you have all required information and documents as outlined in the Supporting Documentation section (section 5) of the Program Guidelines.

    Click Start a new application to commence your application through the Department’s Grants Portal.

    You will need to set-up an email login to proceed with your application.

    Apply now:

    Start New Application

    Access Saved Application

  • Program area and assistance

    For preliminary information on this grant program:

    Phone Sport and Recreation Call Centre - 1800 325 206

    Open weekdays between 9am – 5pm (except public holidays)

    Email srvgrants@sport.vic.gov.au

    Join the SRR Mailing List

    Keen to be informed about upcoming grant programs and initiatives at Sport, Recreation and Racing? Email us at srvgrants@sport.vic.gov.au to join our mailing list.

    Feedback for unsuccessful applicants

    If an applicant considers that their application has been incorrectly assessed, you have the opportunity to lodge a request for review. Please email srvgrants@sport.vic.gov.au and include your application reference number to have your application reviewed.

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Last updated on 02/06/2022