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Sport and Recreation

Grant Programs

Sport and Recreation Tasmania provides funding to increase opportunities for participation in sport and active recreation in Tasmania, and to assist the ongoing development of Tasmania’s sport and active recreation sector.

Clubs, not-for-profit organisations and local government entities that provide sport and active recreation opportunities to the Tasmanian community are invited to apply.

For the purposes of Sport and Recreation Tasmania’s grant programs:

  • 'Sport' is defined as:

A human activity involving physical exertion and skill as the primary focus of the activity, with elements of competition where rules and patterns of behaviour governing the activity exist formally through organisations and is generally accepted as a sport.

  • 'Active Recreation' is defined as:

Active recreation activities are those engaged in for the purpose of relaxation, health and wellbeing or enjoyment with the primary activity requiring physical exertion, and the primary focus on human activity.

All applicants are advised to contact Sport and Recreation Tasmania to discuss their application prior to submission.

Call 1800 252 476 or email

Funding is available through the following grant programs:

You can also download our 2013-14 Grant Programs Fact Sheet for more information on each of the grant programs offered by Sport and Recreation Tasmania.

Please go to the relevant grant program to view the most recent recipients.

Linton Kerber Memorial Scholarship 

Sport and Recreation Tasmania is pleased to offer a $5 000 scholarship to support the development of sport and recreation planning knowledge and expertise within Tasmania.

The scholarship recognises the need to increase sport and recreation planning capacity and skills in Tasmania. Effective planning is the key to the provision of facilities, environments, programs and services to increase participation in sport, recreation and physical activity.

Training and Career Opportunities

This section provides information on training and education opportunities and model practices to assist organisations to provide safe participation opportunities for all Tasmanians.

Phone:1 800 252 476

Sport and Recreation Tasmania – Hobart

22 Elizabeth Street, Hobart
GPO Box 646, HOBART TAS 7001

Sport and Recreation Tasmania – Launceston
55 Oakden Road, Prospect
PO Box 93, PROSPECT TAS 7250

Sport and Recreation Tasmania – Burnie
49-51 Cattley Road, Burnie
PO Box 647, BURNIE TAS 7320


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