The Change Our Game Community Activation Grants Program (the Program) funds one-off community level events that celebrate the role of women and girls in sport and active recreation.

Available Grant

The Program provides funding of up to $10,000 to successful applicants. Organisations can submit one application to one of the following streams:

  • Stream 1: Community Re-activation (up to $5,000) – To support clubs and organisations impacted by COVID-19 to reconnect women and girls with community sport and active recreation, and increase the promotion of alternative participation options.
  • Stream 2: Organisation or club training or development (up to $5,000) – For clubs and organisations to undertake self-directed learning and training opportunities in leadership or in activities specific to their sport.
  • Stream 3: Showcasing achievements (up to $10,000) – Activities and events that aim to influence and empower women and girls in sport and active recreation.

Activities can be open to the whole community (e.g., activities are not required to be women- or girls-only)


Applicants must:

  • Be a non-government, not-for-profit organisation and be registered as an incorporated body at the time of application and for the project duration. If an applicant organisation is not registered as an incorporated body, it must arrange for a legally constituted organisation to manage the grant funds
  • Possess an Australian Business Number (ABN) or provide a completed Australian Tax Office form (Statement by a supplier) so that no withholding tax is required from the grant payment
  • Have satisfactorily met reporting requirements on any previous or existing grants received from the Office for Women in Sport and Recreation and Sport and Recreation Victoria.

How to Apply

For more information and guidelines, please click here.

Applications close: 5pm on Monday 28 February 2022.

If you have any questions or would like assistance with your application, please contact (03) 5831 8456 or clubsupport@valleysport.net.au