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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.


Current Grant Opportunities


Funding Available

Applications Close


Active Regional Communities Grant

Up to $5,000



Australian Sports Foundation – Fundraising4Sport




Cadbury Get In the Game Grants Program

Up to $5,000

10 Dec 2021


Country Sport Enrichment Scheme

Up to $30,000



Dylan Alcott Foundation




Health Promotion Project Grant

Up to $10,000




Up to $150



North West Travel Subsidy

Up to $2,500



Project Defib

Up to $400



Play For Purpose Raffle




Regional Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme





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.

Cadbury Get in the Game Grants Program | Closes 10 December 2021

Women Sport Australia and CADBURY share a vision to empower girls and women and to fuel their confidence through movement and connection. The CADBURY Get in the Game Grants will provide girls and women sports uniforms to organisations around Australia. Grants are up to $5,000 for each club or association

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.

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.

Western Australia

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.

Australian Infrastructure Fund | Closes 19 November 2021

Cricket Australia, in partnership with WA Cricket, is committed to developing quality facilities that provide a welcoming environment for all participants, officials, volunteers and spectators. The ACIF will contribute up to $5.6 million in 2021/22 into community facility projects, representing Cricket's continued commitment to infrastructure funding. This investment has been bolstered by the announcement of additional funding to the ACIF via the Grassroots Cricket Fund. The Grassroots Cricket Fund is a partnership between the Australian Cricketers' Association and Cricket Australia, with the funding being contributed by Australian cricketers to support cricket in local communities.
The ACIF is open to all clubs, associations, schools, councils and cricket facility managers, acknowledging the important role that these partners play in providing facilities for community cricket across Australia.

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.


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