Athlete Pathway Travel Grants

The Athlete Pathway Travel Grants program provides grants to improve Victorian athlete development pathways from community to national representation level. Support is available to assist community sport and recreation athletes, coaches, officials and teams with the travel costs of participating in training and competition, and for high performance Victorian athletes and teams to compete at national championships or selection events.

Applications will be considered in two assessment rounds each year as detailed below:

2019 Round 1

Round Completed

2019 Round 2

Applications open Tuesday 12 February 2019

Applications closes 11.59pm Tuesday 19 March 2019

Category 1: State Sporting Associations 

State Sporting Associations can apply in advance of teams or individuals being selected. Each round covers six months of the calendar year.

Category 1 2019 Round 2: travel from 1 July 2019 to 31 December 2019

Category 2: Community Organisations: Victorian community organisations delivering sport and active recreation opportunities can apply for up to two grants per funding round of $750 each to assist athletes, coaches, officials and teams with the travel costs of training and competition over a 12 month period. For example an athlete that is regularly required to travel to train with a state team, or a regional based Athlete that is required to travel to a number of other towns in order to compete in their local competition.

Category 2 2019 Round 2: travel from 5 March 2019 to 31 December 2019

Status: Round 2 applications close 11:59pm Tuesday 19 March 2019

Amount: Up to $6,000 per team; up to $2,000 per individual; up to $750 per community organisation

Further information: Sport & Recreation Victoria phone 1300 366 356 or email

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