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Grants and Funding

The WACA is committed to the ongoing support and management of cricket facilities across Western Australia, working with relevant stakeholders to ensure the best possible environments for our cricket communities.


If you need assistance on applying for a grant please see here for some helpful tips. If further assistance is require, please contact your cricket manager.


Australian Sports Foundation - Fundraising4Sport | Ongoing 

The ASF continues to build awareness in the sports sector of the importance of partnerships involving sport, business and the broader community.

BlueScope Sporting Club Grant | 27 August 2021

The BlueScope Sporting Club grant targets specific programs to include children with a disability, and/or have children with a disability as members of their clubs. The funding can be used for new and upgraded equipment such as marquees, lights, accessible club room and restrooms, accessible technology for club digital, cost to implement programs specifically for children with a disability and / or education of club officials/coaches/volunteers on working with children with a disability.

The Dylan Alcott Foundation | Ongoing 

Support inclusivity at your club by spreading the word about grants available from the Dylan Alcott Foundation. This organisation is committed to helping young Australians with disabilities overcome the barriers of entry to sport and education by providing fundraising for grants, scholarships and mentoring. You can find out if any of your members are eligible and encourage them to apply here.

Kick Start Grant | 27 August 2021

The Kick Start grant is to ensure as many young children living with a disability can access the financial support to re-join their supporting club and/or access their sporting competitions when sport starts to commence towards the end of the year and early next year. The funds can be used to help pay for Club registration fees, carer cost, extra coaching, team uniforms or travel to participate in the sport.

Play for Purpose – The Sports and Charity Raffle | Ongoing 

Proudly supported by Sport Australia, Play For Purpose is an innovative fundraising solution, that rewards both clubs and supporters alike! This world-first fundraising raffle is free for clubs to participate in, and gives clubs access to large prize pools and powerful e-commerce technology, with no financial risk. Find out more and apply today here.


Active Regional Communities Grants | Ongoing 

Active Regional Communities (ARC) aims to increase the opportunities for regional people to participate in sporting and active recreational activities in regional Western Australia. It’s tailored to meet the ever-changing demands and challenges of sport and active-recreation groups within the nine diverse regions of Western Australia.

Club Night Lights Program | Closes 30 September 2021

The Club Night Lights Program exemplifies the State Government’s commitment to the development of sustainable floodlighting infrastructure for sport across the State.

The purpose of the program is to provide financial assistance to community groups and local governments to develop sports floodlighting infrastructure. The program aims to maintain or increase participation in sport and recreation with an emphasis on physical activity, through rational development of good quality, well-designed and well-utilised facilities.

Country Sport Enrichment Scheme | Ongoing

The aim of the Country Sport Enrichment Scheme is to help regional Western Australia experience and conduct major sporting events and sport development initiatives.

Healthway WA | Ongoing 

The Healthway WA Grant is an ongoing program which funds a range of activities and campaigns to support eligible applicants to deliver positive local community initiatives, programs, research, and partnerships that will help more Western Australians live healthy lifestyles and be more mentally healthy.

KidSport | Ongoing 

KidSport enables eligible Western Australian children aged 5 to18 years to participate in community sport by offering them financial assistance of up to $150 per calendar year towards club fees.

North West Travel Subsidy | Ongoing 

North West Travel Subsidy aims to assist young athletes from the North West with travel costs and encourage participation for athletes living in the regions of the Kimberley, Pilbara and Gascoyne.

Project Defib – Defibrillator Subsidies | Ongoing 

Every sporting club in Australia has access to a $400 subsidy. This will enable sporting clubs to safeguarded their players, spectators & coaches with the most comprehensive defibrillator program.

Project Defib is a national program brought to you by Red Cross College – the national training arm of Australian Red Cross. This program will enable every sporting club in Australia access to the latest Lifeline VIEW Defibrillator to assist in reducing the number of fatalities resulting from Cardiac Arrest.

Regional Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme | Ongoing 

The Regional Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme (ATSS) is an initiative supporting regional athletes who have progressed into the high performance pathway of their chosen sport and are pursuing regional, state and national representation.

Eligible regional athletes can receive funding for out-of-pocket travel and accommodation expenses directly related to competitions and programs in accordance with the performance level categories and eligibility criteria outlined in the application guidelines.

Thank A Volunteer Day Grants Program | Closes 5 August 2021

Grants of up to $1,000 are available for community organisations to host events or activities on Thank a Volunteer Day, Sunday 5 December 2021. The grants support communities to celebrate Thank a Volunteer Day as a whole of community event to acknowledge and celebrate the role of volunteers in the community.

To ensure a balance of events/activities across the State, only one Thank a Volunteer Day Celebration Grant will be awarded per community (defined as a Local Government Authority area).  Consideration will be given to supporting more than one event in a Local Government Authority area in those regional areas where distances between communities are deemed large.