QLD Get Started Vouchers, funding to help young people participate

QLD Get Started Vouchers, funding to help young people participate

Grants - Open grants, QLD Grants

Get Started Vouchers is one of the funding programs that comprise the Queensland Government’s Get in the Game initiative. The program’s aim is to support sport and active recreation at the grassroots level.

Get Started Vouchers assists children and young people who can least afford, or benefit from, joining an active recreation club. Eligible children and young people can apply for a voucher valued up to $150. This can be redeemed at a sport or recreation club that is registered for the grant.

Who is eligible?

Queensland children and young people aged from 5 to 17 (inclusive) are eligible Get Started Voucher applicants who in addition are either:

  • hold or whose parent, carer or guardian hold a valid Centrelink Health Care Card2 or Pensioner Concession Card with the child’s name on it; or
  • are identified by a registered referral agent .

What funding is available?

A maximum of $150 per Get Started Voucher is available to help pay the cost of sport or recreation membership as well as participation fees. There is a limit of one voucher per child/young person per calendar year.

Get Started Voucher Grants have varying closing dates for different rounds. Please click here for more information.