Bellarine Clubs Urged To Apply For Sporting Club Grants

17 February 2023

Grassroots sports and active recreation clubs and organisations across the Bellarine are being urged to apply for funding to boost their equipment, skills and administration expertise.

Member for Bellarine Alison Marchant today announced applications had opened for the Andrews Labor Government’s latest round of the Sporting Club Grants Program.

The program provides payments of up to $1,000 for new uniforms and equipment, up to $2,000 for training coaches, officials and volunteers and up to $5,000 to improve club operational effectiveness.

Grassroots clubs and organisations in Bellarine are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

The Sporting Club Grants Program is part of the Andrews Labor Government’s commitment to make community sport accessible and inclusive, stimulate local economies, build sustainable sport and recreation and volunteer opportunities, and increase local participation.

It's invested thousands of sporting club grants totalling more than $15.5 million to clubs across the state since 2015. For more information and to apply for Sporting Club Grants Program visit

Quotes attributable to Member for Bellarine Alison Marchant.

“The Sporting Club Grants Program is giving grassroots sports clubs in Bellarine the support they need to come back better than ever from the recent restrictions, grow their ranks and help more people than ever play the sports they love.”

“I encourage all our local clubs in Bellarine to grasp this opportunity and apply.”