Active Regional Communities Grants

Opportunities for regional people to participate in sporting and active recreational activities.

The Active Regional Communities (ARC) Grants program aims to increase the opportunities for regional people to participate in sport and active recreation activities in regional Western Australia and is tailored to meet the ever-changing demands and challenges of sport and active recreation groups within the nine diverse regions of the State.


  • State Sporting Associations (SSAs) that oversee regional operations or are representing a local club or association
  • regional sporting club or active recreation organisation
  • not-for-profit community organisations involved in the conduct of sport or active recreation
  • in the absence of a suitable sport or active recreation organisation, a local government authority is eligible to apply.

Funding rounds

Round Open Draft review Close Projects beginning after Category
Ongoing Always open Not applicable 12:00am 1 January 3000
  • Capacity Building
  • Event Hosting
  • Participation

Funding overview

Always open

Who can apply

Amount available

  • Event Hosting: Grants up to $5000
  • Capacity Building: Grants up to $5000
  • Participation: Grants up to $5000


You must read the guidelines before submitting an application as they provide essential information.

Active Regional Communities Grants guidelines
Page reviewed 04 April 2022