Develop your sports club

We love to support local sports clubs. Whether it’s providing sport-specific development meetings, volunteer training, or help with business planning we want to help you promote sporting participation in Brimbank.

Funding and grant opportunities 

Your club may be able to apply for funding and grants to grow your club and provide inclusive programs. We regularly update our list of sports clubs funding opportunities (XLS 26.4KB)


Business planning template

Our Business plan template for sporting clubs (PDF 96.2KB) helps you create a business plan. A plan ensures your club is sustainable now and in the future. The simple template has instructions to help you develop content for each section. We can also help you complete your business plan. 

Sports club guides and policies

Our Sports club user guide (PDF 937KB) has an overview of the roles and responsibilities of

  • Council
  • sporting clubs
  • user groups, and
  • other associations.

It makes clear the processes guiding the use and allocation of facilities, and also has information about:

  • Venues
  • How to manage facilities (security and cleaning)
  • Club development
  • Funding sources
  • Permits and regulations
  • Fees and charges
  • Risk management
  • Useful contacts.

There’s also a section on our Sports facility hire and leases agreement policy (PDF 3.9MB) which explains these agree

Last updated: 18 May 2023 - 5:24pm