Sports and recreation grants

Important announcement: The City of Fremantle is acting on the best advice from health authorities and doing its part to slow the spread of COVID-19 to protect vulnerable people in our community.

As a precautionary measure, we have cancelled all events, activities and programs until further notice. This now includes all Sports Access Assistance and Sports Travel Assistance applications.

All other grants listed below are subject to state and federal funding, please refer directly to their websites. We invite you to reconsider applying at a later date.

All updates will be shared through our website and social media channels. For any enquiries, please call 1300 MY FREO (1300 693 736).

Grants for individuals

Kidsport Grant (up to $150.00 per year)       

KidSport enables eligible Western Australian children aged 5 to 18 years to participate in community sport by offering them financial assistance towards club fees.

To apply, visit the KidSport.

Sport Access Assistance (up to $200.00 per year)

Sport Access Assistance provides financial assistance for young people to participate in community sport and physical recreation programs.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be aged 21 years and under
  • Live within the City of Fremantle
  • Have a current Health Care Card or Pension Concession Card
  • Not meet KidSport eligibility guidelines.

To apply, complete the Sports Access Assistance Application Form.

Sport Travel Assistance (up to $300.00 per year)

Sports Travel Assistance helps young people who have been selected to compete or officiate in their chosen sport at state, national or international level.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be aged 21 years and under
  • Live within the City of Fremantle.

Applications must be received a minimum of one month prior to the competition date.

To apply, complete the Sports Travel Access Assistance Application Form.

Local Sporting Champions (up to $700.00)     

Offered by Sport Australia and AIS, the Local Sporting Champions grant provides financial assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-18 participating in state, national or international championships.

To find out more, visit Local Sporting Champions.


Club Grants

The Department of Local Government Sport and Cultural Industries offer two grants.

Community Sport and Recreation Facility Fund

The purpose of the program is to provide Western Australia Government financial assistance to community groups and local government authorities to develop basic infrastructure for sport and recreation. The program aims to increase participation in sport and recreation, with an emphasis on physical activity, through rational development of sustainable, good quality, well-designed and well-utilised facilities.

To find out more, visit Community Sport and Recreation Facility Fund.

Targeted Participation Program Funding

The Targeted Participation Program (TPP) provides funding for organisations to promote participation and active engagement of Western Australian communities in sport and active recreation.

The focus is on evidence-based low participation groups.

To find out more, visit Targeted Participation Program Funding.

Contact us

City of Fremantle
Fremantle Oval
70 Parry Street

1300 MYFREO (1300 693 736)
F 08 9432 9895
TTY 08 9432 9777

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