2015 Sport and Recreation Grants Program - now open

Applications are now open for eligible ACT Organisations for the 2015 Sport and Recreation Grants Program (SRGP):

  • Opens: Monday 8 September 2014 at 3.00pm; and
  • Closes: Monday 20 October 2014 at 10.00am 

Categories include:

The Program provides assistance to organisations to support participation in active lifestyles through the delivery of quality programs, services and facilities for the benefit of the Canberra community.

Applications can only be submitted online using the SmartyGrants system.

It is recommended you read thoroughly the relevant Guidelines and if you have any questions on the SRGP, you can view 'Frequently Asked Questions or contact David Maloney, Grants Officer on (02) 6207 2055 or email prior to submitting the application.


Sport and Recreation Operational Program (SROP)

The primary objective of SROP assistance is designed to subsidise operational costs to assist eligible peak body organisations to work in partnership with Sport and Recreation Services to develop participation opportunities in sport and physical recreation in the ACT.

For further information, refer to SROP Guidelines below:

To apply for SROP assistance, click on the relevant category link below: 

Please note: Whilst Triennial funded organisations are not required to submit a new application in this round, they are required to update their details via the online SmartyGrants application process and provide Sport and Recreation Services with a copy of their current certificate of currency, financial statement and other relevant inforamtion.


Community Sport and Recreation Development Program (CSRDP)

The primary objective of the CSRDP is to provide financial assistance for outcome based projects, programs and initiatives to support participation in active lifestyles for the benefit of all the Canberra community.

For further information, refer to CSRDP Guidelines below:

To apply for CSRDP assistance, visit: 


Capital Assistance Program (CAP)

The primary objective of the CAP is to provide financial assistance for capital developments to sport and recreation facilities that will assist to increase community access and participation opportunities in sport and physical recreation activity in the ACT.

For further information please refer to CAP Guidelines below:

To apply for CAP assistance visit:


Asset Repair and Maintenance Scheme (ARMS)

The primary objective of the ARMS is to provide financial assistance to organisations for facility repairs and maintenance, better support its participation in active lifestyles through the delivery of quality facilities for the benefit of the Canberra community. This program does not support "new" works (for consideration of new works refer to the Capital Assistance Program).

Applications can only be submitted online using the SmartyGrants system.

For further information refer to the ARMS Guidelines 

To apply for ARMS assistance, visit:


Sports Loan Interest Subsidy Scheme (SLISS)

The Sports Loan Interest Subsidy Scheme (SLISS) provides assistance to eligible organisations undertaking 'significant' capital works developments.

It is recommended that you contact the Grants Officer, Sport and Recreation Services for details on SLISS funding.


SRGP – Frequently Asked Questions

To obtain further information on the Sport and Recreation Grants Program, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions.


SRGP – Funding Acknowledgement / Branding and Logo Guidelines

ACT Government funding requires appropriate acknowledgement of support. This support is to be recognised on signs, stationary and electronic means through the Brand Canberra initiative that was revealed on 28 November 2013.

Brand Canberra is the culmination of a long process that involved many individuals and organisations in Canberra. We hope you embrace it, because if you do, you'll help create the momentum that will take us forward and that will bring benefits to every Canberran.

Brands are not logos or taglines, Brand represent a whole set of ideas formed by every experience people have with an organisation, a product, a service – a city. The objective of the Brand is to get people to think about Canberra in a positive and powerful way.

To discover more about Brand Canberra, visit their websiteExternal Link - opens in new window . Also available are the Brand Canberra technical guidelines
(PDF4 MB) and logo suite.

To obtain further information on appropriate acknowledgement usage, please refer to Acknowledgement Guidelines.  


Inclusive Participation Funding Program (IPFP)

The IPFP, administered by Sport and Recreation Services (SRS), primary objective is to increase participation opportunities in sport and recreation for the identified target populations:

  • Older Adults
  • People with a Disability
  • Culturally and linguistically Diverse (CALD) People
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

2014-15 Inclusive Participation Funding Program Recipients

For further information regarding the IPFP, please refer to the 2014 IPFP Guidelines or contact the Inclusive Participation Officer on 02 6207 7678 or contact us by email.


2014 Sport and Recreation Grants Program Recipients


Other Funding Opportunities


Contact Us

Grants Officer: David Maloney

Phone: (02) 6207 2055 (+61 International)
Fax: (02) 6207 2071 (+61 International)