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Current Grant Funding & Grant Writing Assistance

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Golf Australia encourages clubs and facilities nationwide to seek out and apply for grant funding as a source of supplementary income to assist with the growth of their facility and to complete important projects.

Click on your state below to see your relevant, current funding opportunities.

Clubs and facilities are supported by Golf Australia with the "Grant Writing Assitance Program", facilitated by our consultants, Red Tape Busters. Red Tape Busters lead the process by understanding your project needs and the grant guidelines. They will guide you through the action you need to take to give your organisation the best chance of success, and when you are ready, apply on your behalf. To get the process started, fill out the expression of interest form below and submit to Andrew Hamilton from Red Tape Busters, at

Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF)

  • Not-for-profit groups operating in Queensland can apply for grants from $500 to $35,000 ($100,000 for the super round) through the Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF). 

  • In 2023, the GCBF program has 4 funding rounds available:

    • $100,000 super round for all priorities—closes 28 February

    • $35,000 standard grant round—closes 31 May

    • $35,000 standard grant round—closes 31 August

    • $35,000 standard grant round—closes 31 October.

  • Further info & apply - Gambling Community Benefit Fund | Department of Justice and Attorney-General

Inclusive Facilites Fund (September 2023)

Minor Infrastructure R2 (September 2023)

  • The Minor Infrastructure Program provides funding for infrastructure projects that enhance community participation opportunities through the provision of spaces that are:

  • safe - reduced exposure to health and safety risk

  • quality- meeting standard required for community level participation

  • efficient - more efficient use of the places and spaces (can be used by more people, cater for more activities, be used for longer hours)

  • inclusive and accessible - enhancing usability of places and spaces and ensuring no one is excluded from participation.

  • Grants up to $250k.

  • More info - Minor Infrastructure Program | Recreation, sport and arts | Queensland Government (

Active Industry Project Fund (Super Rounds in February and May 2024)

ActiveKit (Super Rounds in February and May 2024)

Growing Regions R2 (July 2024)

  • Grants starting at $500k minimum for projects likely commencing at $1m.

No known grant opportunities.

No known grant opportunities.

Community Benefit Fund: Minor Community Grants

  • Minor community grants aims to improve the capacity of not-for-profit organisations to provide services, leisure activities and opportunities to Territorians. Eligible organisations can apply for amounts up to $15,000.

  • The priorities are applications:

  1. from organisations with no paid positions (volunteer based)

  2. that will provide a tangible ongoing community benefit beyond the period of the grant funding

  3. that will provide a particular benefit to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Territorians

  4. that will enhance the preservation of culture and heritage in the Territory.

 Community Benefit Fund: Major Community Grants

  • Major community grants provides funding to provide services, leisure activities and opportunities to Territorians. Eligible organisations can apply for amounts between $15,001 and $250,000.

  • The priorities are:

  1. Applications for infrastructure improvements or asset purchases that can demonstrate an ongoing community benefit beyond the period of funding.

  2. Applications that support the growth of the NT and; provide multi-level stimulus through the outcome of the grant and/or also use local suppliers and contractors in the process of completing the grant. 

Round 1

  • 1 July - round opens and you can apply

  • 31 August - round closes

  • 31 October - you will be notified.

Round 2

No known grant opportunities.

Stronger Communities Programme (Round 8)

  • Round 8 of the program aims to support communities recover from the widespread impacts of adverse weather events and current economic pressures. Suited to small capital items and infrastructure projects.

  • $2,500 to $20,000 are available to a maximum of 20 grants p/federal electorate. Pool of $150,000 p/each federal electorate.

  • Close: Wednesday 10 May 2023 - 5.00pm AEST

  • Further info and apply -

No known grant opportunities.

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