Active Maribyrnong Grants Program

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The Active Maribyrnong Grants Program provides an opportunity for a range of underrepresented young people in Maribyrnong to actively participate in community sport and recreation.

Are you eligible?

To be eligible applicants MUST:

  • Be 5-18 years of age
  • Want to play, or currently playing at a sports club within the City of Maribyrnong
  • Hold a family Health Care Card or Pension Card.

 Please note priority will be given to the following:

  • Those with a disability
  • Those who have not previously received an Active Maribyrnong Grant
  • City of Maribyrnong residents.

What else do I need to know?

  • Applicants can receive 75% of membership costs with a maximum $200 per child per year; subject to budget availability.
  • Fees are only for the nominated registered season.
  • Funding will assist in covering the cost of fees to join your nominated sports club.
  • No retrospective fees will be paid.
  • No limitation to applications per family as long as application criteria is met.

Sports clubs must be:

  • Playing in the City of Maribyrnong.
  • Affiliated with their State Sporting Body.
  • Not-for-profit.
  • Registered with the Active Maribyrnong Grants Program.

To find out which sporting clubs are eligible as part of the Active Maribyrnong grants program visit our eligible sporting clubs web page

How do I get involved?

The 2019/20 Active Maribyrnong Summer Grants are now closed.

The 2020 Active Maribyrnong Winter Grants applications open on Monday 24 February 2020.