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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

As a State election is expected to be in October 2024, the dates below may change. Monitor this page to check for updated information.

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 2024, the GCBF program will have 4 funding rounds available with closing dates pending:

    • $100,000 super round for all priorities — expected closing in February

    • $35,000 standard grant round — May

    • $35,000 standard grant round — August

    • $35,000 standard grant round — October.

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

Inclusive Facilities Fund – dates pending

  • Only a $10m fund to enhance accessibility, safety, and inclusiveness, including for women and girls and people with disability. The objective is to build on community sport and recreation facilities that support improved accessibility, inclusion, and utilisation.

  • Applications for the Inclusive Facilities Fund will open later in 2024.

Minor Infrastructure R3 – dates pending

  • 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 but maybe higher depending on geographical location.

Active Industry Project Fund (Super Round in February 2024)

ActiveKit (Super Round in May 2024)

Growing Regions R3 (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

The Active Tasmania Equipment Grants Program

  • Eligible clubs and facilities can apply for grants of between $2,000 - $30,000 to assist with the purchase of additional or replacement equipment

  • Applicants are required to contribute at least 30% of the total equipment cost

  • The MyGolf shop has some excellent equipment options for clubs and facilities

  • Program guidelines are available here and the application form is available here

  • Applications close 2pm, 8 March

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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