New Get in the Game funding rounds for Sport & Recreation clubs – July 2014

The Get in the Game grants program supports sport and recreation at the grassroots level and comprises three funding programs worth $47.8 million over the next three years.  Get Started, Get Going and Get Playing are designed to encourage more people, especially young people, to play sport and recreational activities.

Get Started: Round 4 now open for applications

Get Started assists children and young people who can least afford or may otherwise benefit from joining a sport or recreation club. Eligible children and young people are provided with a voucher of up to $150 to help pay for club membership and/or participation fees. The vouchers can be redeemed at a sport or recreation club registered with the program. Grant closes: 15 October 2014

Get GoingFunding to help clubs grow – Round 3 now open for application

Get Going supports local sport and recreation organisations with funding of up to $10,000 for projects that create opportunities for more Queenslanders to become members. Grant closes: 1 September 2014

Get Playing:  Funding to improve facilities – Round 3 now open for application.

Get Playing provides up to $100,000 in funding to assist local sport and recreation organisations with facility development so more Queenslanders are encouraged to become involved in the sport or recreation activity of their choice. 

DWS Hospitality Specialists employ qualified and experienced professionals to assist community clubs with grant applications.  For more information, contact Geoff Wohlsen on (07) 3878 9355 or email


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