School Sport and Recreation Facility Upgrade Program

Basketball - school sport and recreation facility upgrade programThe School Sport and Recreation Facility Upgrade Program is funded by Brisbane City Council and the Department of Education and Training. It provides financial assistance to Brisbane state schools to fund the upgrade of existing school sport and recreation facilities to increase community and school use. 

Grants are available from $5000 to $30,000.

Funding round dates

The School Sport and Recreation Facility Upgrade Program runs yearly.

Applications for this grant will open on 30 January 2017 and close at midnight on 20 March 2017.


To be eligible for the funding, the school must:

  • be a state school within the Brisbane City Council local authority area
  • have existing sport and recreation facilities that are in need of upgrade
  • contribute 20% of funding required for the facility upgrade
  • sign a Community Use Agreement to encourage community use of the facilities
  • complete your project by the end of the following financial year (30 June 2018)
  • have the application approved by the school's principal.

Acquittal reports for successful applicants

Advice on how to access the online acquittal form will be emailed to the grant applicant after payment has been made. 

You will not be eligible to apply for grants for two years if you do not submit a grant funding acquittal.

More information

For more information phone Council on 07 3403 8888  or 07 3407 0000 and ask to speak to a Sport and Recreation Officer. Alternatively, read the guidelines from the latest round.

27 September 2016