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Grants and Funding

Community Sport Infrastructure

Before applying for the Community Sport Infrastructure (CSI) grant, please read the CSI grant Program Guidelines carefully to ensure you understand the relevant requirements and expectations of this grant.

To apply, you must:

  • Consider all eligibility and selection criteria;
  • Consider required attachments to the application and information required to support your application; and
  • Submit an online application during the funding application period.

Program Guidelines

These guidelines set out the funding requirements for the Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program (the program). The Australian Sports Commission (ASC), referred to in these guidelines as ‘Sport Australia’, is responsible for administering the program.


Refer to Section 5 of the Program Guidelines to ensure that your organisation and project is eligible.

Selection Criteria

Refer to Section 6 of the Program Guidelines to ensure that you understand the selection criteria which applications will be assessed against.

Attachments to the Application

Applicants are required to submit one or more of the following attachments to support an application.

The amount of detail required from you is relative to the project size, complexity and grant amount requested. Refer to Section 7.1 of the Program Guidelines to ensure that you understand which attachments are required to support your application.

An application checklist is also available to ensure that you submit all necessary supporting documents. You will be able to upload and submit your attachments via the online application form.


All applicants will be notified in writing of the outcome of their grant application.

Successful applicants must enter into a funding agreement with Sport Australia. The type of funding agreement will depend on the size and complexity of your project.

You will have 30 days from the date of a written offer to execute a funding agreement with Sport Australia (‘execute’ means both you and the Sport Australia have signed the agreement). The offer may lapse if both parties do not execute the grant agreement within this time. In certain circumstances, we may extend this period.

For further information please see Sections 9 and 10 of the Program Guidelines.

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