Active Maribyrnong grants

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Are you young and want to participate in a local sports comp?

If you’re eligible, we can help you join your local sports club.

Are you eligible?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be aged between 5 and 18 years of age
  • want to play, or be playing, at a sports club within the City of Maribyrnong.

You must also hold a family health care/pension card, or be a new junior girls member.

Is your sports club eligible?

The sports club you are joining must also be:

  • running/training in Maribyrnong
  • not-for-profit
  • affiliated with their state sporting body
  • be an approved club with the Active Maribyrnong grants program.

View approved clubs here.

How much could you receive?

Grants of up to $200 per child to help with 75 per cent of sports club joining fees and other related costs.

How do I get involved?

Step one

Complete the Grants Program application form(PDF, 2MB) and submit it to Council (applicants must attach a copy of their family Health Care Card or Pension Card if applying for this category), or apply online.

Step two

If your application meets the criteria, Council will approve your application and send you an Approved Applicant Letter within three
weeks of applications closing.

Step three

Submit your Approved Applicant Letter to your chosen sports club, within 6 weeks of receiving your letter.

Step four

Your club invoices Council for 75% of the membership fees – up to $200 per child.

Step five

Your club will reimburse your fees, if required.

Apply for a grant

Applications for the Active Maribyrnong Grants Program for 2017/18 are now open.

Apply now


Fees are only for the nominated registered season, not for retrospective seasons.
There are no limitations to applications per family as long as application criteria is met.