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Department of Premier and Cabinet

Funding opportunities

Grant Programs


Communities, Sport and Recreation provides funding to increase opportunities for participation in sport and active recreation in Tasmania, and to assist the ongoing development of Tasmania's sport and recreation sector.

Clubs, not-for-profit organisations and local government entities that provide sport and active recreation opportunities to the Tasmanian community are invited to apply.


For the purposes of Communities, Sport and Recreation's grant programs:

  • 'Sport' is defined as:

    A human activity involving physical exertion and skill as the primary focus of the activity, with elements of competition where rules and patterns of behaviour governing the activity exist formally through organisations and is generally accepted as a sport.

  • 'Active Recreation' is defined as:

    Active recreation activities are those engaged in for the purpose of relaxation, health and wellbeing or enjoyment with the primary activity requiring physical exertion, and the primary focus on human activity.


Funding is available through the following grant programs:

A snapshot about all the Sport and Recreation Grant Programs is contained in an Information Sheet. (PDF, 276.66KB)

Call 1800 252 476 or email

Please go to the relevant grant program to view the most recent recipients.