The Significant Sporting Events Program helps sporting, community and event organisations to deliver significant sporting events in Victoria.

The following organisations are eligible for funding:

  • National sporting organisations
  • State sporting associations
  • Regional sports assemblies
  • Local government authorities
  • Sport conference organisers
  • Local sporting clubs and associations
  • Private event organisations
  • Not for profit organisations
  • Venues.

The Significant Sporting Events Programis open all year, with six funding rounds each year.

Applicants are required to submit their applications at least six months prior to the event and should take into consideration the following timelines each year:

Annual funding roundFunding round opensApplications closing dateIndicative notification of outcome
Round 11 July31 AugustOctober
Round 21 September31 OctoberDecember
Round 31 November31 DecemberFebruary
Round 41 JanuaryLast day of FebruaryApril
Round 51 March30 AprilJune
Round 61 May30 JuneAugust

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