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Communities, Sport and Recreation Tasmania (CSRT) – Major Grants Program

Overview / Purpose

This program seeks to offer financial assistance towards major equipment purchases and the development/improvement of facilities or playing surfaces that directly benefit sport and recreation clubs and improve opportunities for Tasmanians to participate in sport and active recreation.

Grants between $15,000 and $80,000 are available. Applicants must contribute at least half of the project funding.

A total funding pool of approximately $865,000 is available in 2016-17.

Who Can Apply

Eligible applicants include sport or recreation club, or a provider of a project that directly benefits sport or recreation club/s in Tasmania.

In addition, applicants must be:
- Incorporated, not-for-profit organisations
- Local government authorities (councils)
- Not-for-profit companies registered under company law

Eligible Activities

Eligible activities include:
- Purchase of equipment that is directly related to participation.
- Development/improvement of facilities or playing surfaces that are directly related to participation.

Assessment Criteria

The main assessment criteria include:
- Demonstrated need for funding
- Organisational capacity to deliver the project
- Value for money

Please review the Guidelines for the complete information of the assessment criteria.


The following are ineligible for funding:
- State or Australian government agencies.
- Political organisations.
- Individuals.
- Educational institutions, including parents and friends associations.
- Private or commercial enterprises registered under company law.
- Organisations that receive revenue from electronic gaming machines.
- Organisations that have started their project before lodging the application.
- Organisations with a project that has a focus on activities that are considered to be arts, hobbies, craft, music, historical re-enactments, events, pets or livestock, or do not have a primary purpose of engaging human activity.
- Organisations with an overdue acquittal obligation from a previous CSRT grant.

Please review the Guidelines for the complete list of restrictions.

Program ID: 628
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Open Date
01 July, 2016

Closing Date
02 November, 2016

Closing Information
This program is available annually. The next funding round is yet to be announced.

Funding Type

Funding Amount
Min:  $15,000  - Max:  $80,000

Available funds

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Program administrator
Communities, Sport and Recreation Tasmania (CSRT)

Telephone: 1800 204 224
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