The Australian Government is providing $200 million for the Play Our Way program. The program will run over 3 years from 2024–25 to 2026–27.

The program will provide funding for local solutions and improvements that address participation barriers faced by women and girls. The following types of organisations can apply for funding through a competitive grant opportunity:

  • local governments
  • community organisations
  • not-for-profit organisations
  • sporting organisations.

Successful organisations will use the grants to:

  • provide safe, inclusive, quality and sustainable facilities, equipment and initiatives
  • help women and girls to remain involved in sport and physical activity for life.

Applicants will be able to apply for funding under 2 streams:

  • Facilities
  • Participation and Equipment.

Opportunities for individuals and sporting organisations to receive funding through the Australian Sports Commission.

You can find State and Territory and other funding opportunities on the Clearinghouse for Sport – Participation Grants and Funding for Sport and Recreation for Sport webpage.