Investment update Last updated: 13 Nov, 2018

To get more Victorians active through active recreation, sport and walking, VicHealth’s strategic approach focuses ignites change too make being part of everyday living.

In implementing the Physical Activity Strategy 2018-23, VicHealth will progressively announce new sport and physical activity investments.

At present we can confirm the following funding opportunities for sporting organisations.

The dates are indicative, and specific funding amounts will be confirmed with the release of each individual funding guidelines.

Current VicHealth investments

Key dates

Eligible organisations

Active Women and Girls for Health and Wellbeing

2017 to 2019

State Sporting Associations, National Sporting Organisations

Growing Participation in Sport

2018 to 2021

State Sporting Associations

Regional Sport Program

2018 to 2021

Regional Sports Assemblies

Innovation Challenge: Sport

Six rounds of the Challenge have occurred since 2014.

All sporting bodies as well as Victorian councils

Active Club Grants

Approximately two rounds of the grants are delivered each year

Local community sporting clubs

Future VicHealth funding opportunity

Key dates (indicative)

Eligible organisations

Innovation Challenge: Physical Activity (2019-21)

  • Approximately one round per year
  • Opens around April, with successful organisations notified in around June.

All sporting bodies as well as Victorian councils

Active Club Grants (2018-21)

  • Round 1: Opens in July 2018, 2019 and 2020. Successful applicants to be notified in November each year.
  • Round 2: Opens February 2019, 2020 and 2021. Successful applicants to be notified May each year.

Local community sporting clubs

Walk to School 2020 grant

Opens around May, with councils notified in around July.

Victorian councils