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The Australian Sports Commission's Community Sport Infrastructure grants supports small to medium scale projects up to $500,000 to improve local community sport infrastructure which will support greater community participation in sport and physical activity and/or offer safer and more inclusive community sporting hubs.

Successful grants will support projects such as:

  • Upgrades to playing surfaces, including multi-sport upgrades and resurfacing that supports increased use;
  • Building, expanding and/or upgrading change rooms, particularly for girls and women and officials’ areas;
  • External entry/exit accessible amenities;
  • Improved sports lighting and safety lighting, including installation of solar panels;
  • Improvements to ground and court capacity that support increased use;
  • Improvements to spectator amenities; and
  • Internal/external amenity uplift.

To be eligible for the Community Sport Infrastructure (CSI) grant, applicants must be one of the following Australian entity types AND have been operating for 12 months or longer:

  • A sporting organisation, such as a community sports club or registered sport association;
  • A local government entity;
  • An education institution in an outer regional, remote, or very remote location, and only if community sport infrastructure exists on land owned or managed by the institution’s council/board of management;
  • A not-for-profit (NFP) organisation whose NFP status must be demonstrated through one of the following:
    • Current Registration with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC);
    • State or territory incorporated association status; or
    • Constitutional documents and/or Articles of Association that demonstrate the not-for- profit character of your organisation.

Applications close: 14 September 2018.

More information and application

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