Investment update Last updated: 21 Jun, 2017

To get more Victorians active including through sport and walking, VicHealth’s strategic approach focuses on making physical activity participation part of everyday living, and competitive and social sport.

In implementing the Physical Activity, Sport and Walking Investment Plan, VicHealth will progressively announce new sport 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

Innovation Challenge: Sport

  • Four rounds of the Challenge have occurred since 2014

All sporting bodies as well as Victorian councils

Increasing Female Participation in Sport

  • 2015 to 2017

State sporting associations

State Sport Program

  • 2015 to 2018

State sporting associations

Regional Sport Program

  • 2015 to 2018

Regional Sports Assemblies

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: Sport (2016-17)

  • Round 1: Closed. Successful applicants notified December 2016.
  • Round 2: Open now and closes 7 April 2017. Successful applicants to be notified June 2017.

All sporting bodies as well as Victorian councils

Changing Our Game: Advancing Gender Equality in Sport for Women and Girls

  • Closed. Successful applicants to be notified late May.

State sporting associations, national sporting organisations, elite sporting team

Active Club Grants (2016-17)

  • Round 1: Closed. Successful applicants notified December 2016
  • Round 2: Closed. Successful applicants to be notified May 2017

Local community sporting clubs

Active Club Grants (2017-18)

  • Round 1: Opens August 2017. Successful applicants to be notified November 2017
  • Round 2: Opens February 2018. Successful applicants to be notified May 2018

Local community sporting clubs

Walk to School 2017 grant

  • Open now and closes 1 May.
  • Successful applicants to be notified 15 May 2017

Victorian councils