Sports Field Maintenance Funding

Funding towards the cost of maintaining sports fields in the region.

This program offers up to three years of funding to not-for-profit community organisations who have maintenance responsibility of community sports fields throughout the Sunshine Coast Local Government Area. The intent of this program is to partner with sporting organisations to maintain their facilities to competition level. Organisations will be supported by council's Parks Community Sports Field Officer.

Information on eligibility, category priorities and assessment criteria

Sports Field Maintenance Funding Guidelines (PDF, 154KB)

When is funding available?

Applications for the 2023 round are now closed.  

What funding is available?

Funding contribution calculated based on type of sport and period of maintenance responsibility throughout the year.

When will I know if I have been successful?

10 weeks from closing date.

How to apply

  • Contact the Grants Team via email at [email protected] to discuss eligibility.
  • Applications must be submitted online. If eligible, a link will be supplied to you by the Grants Team.
  • Applicants are required to work with their local council sport and recreation officer prior to applying for this program.

What else to consider when applying for funding


For any queries please contact the Grants Team on (07) 5420 8616 or [email protected].

Office hours are 8.30am–4.30pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

  • Bli Bli United Football Club

    Bli Bli United Football Club

    Hear from Eddie Muller, Vice President of Bli Bli United Football Club and how the funding has helped their club.

    Bli Bli United Football Club

    [YouTube: 3 minutes 24 seconds]

  • Caloundra Little Athletics Club

    Caloundra Little Athletics Club

    Hear from Marc Niehus, Centre Manager of Caloundra Little Athletics and how the funding has helped their club. 

    Caloundra Little Athletics Club

    [YouTube: 6 minutes 29 seconds]

  • Coolum Cricket Club

    Coolum Cricket Club

    Hear from Marty Bristow, President of Coolum Cricket Club and how the funding has helped their club. 

    Coolum Cricket Club

    [YouTube: 4 minutes 7 seconds]

  • Parks Community Sports Field Officer

    Parks Community Sports Field Officer

    Hear from Council’s Parks Community Sports Field Officer about how Council helps sporting organisations.

    Parks Community Sports Field Officer

    [YouTube: 1 minute 35 seconds]

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We commit to working in partnership with the Traditional Custodians and the broader First Nations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) community to support self-determination through economic and community development.
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