Australia’s Premier Sports Fundraising Team

The Australian Sports Foundation was established by the Federal Government in 1986 with the mission to raise money for Australian sport.

For over 30 years we have helped clubs and organisations from the grassroots and community level, to professional and elite national level, and individual athletes to fundraise for sport.

We have helped raise over $300 million in additional funding for Australian sport which has resulted in more opportunities for people to participate in sport at all levels.

With over 2000 projects and 1200 organisations and athletes signed up, we know we can help you too.

We help your Australian sports fundraising gain tax-deductible status

We are uniquely positioned to enable philanthropic support to Australian sport by providing tax deductibility for donations made to projects signed up with us. We are the only organisation that can provide a tax deduction for donations to sport across Australia. We are a deductible gift recipient (DGR), and have a special listing in the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (Subdivision 30-B, s30-90).

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Fundraising4Sport- F4S

Fundraising4Sport is just that, fundraising for large organisations through to individual athletes, from grassroots to professional and representative levels. There are three separate program sub-sets to cover the range of projects across Australia:

  • Club and Organisation

    Clubs and Organisations can raise funds for projects and programs that will develop their sport, increase participation, fund team travel and facilities, fund high performance or create pathways.

  • Community Fundraising

    It’s crowdfunding for sports lovers. Your community – schools, shops, workplaces, teams, individuals – join with your fans, members, and athletes to be part of your fundraising.

  • Athlete Fundraising

    Athletes who are training and participating to achieve State or National level representation can sign up and fundraise to support their sporting needs. The program supports Junior, Open and Masters athletes.

How it works

An organisation or representative athlete can sign up themselves (or a particular project) with us. Donations are made to projects through the Australian Sports Foundation allowing donors to claim a tax deduction for donations of $2 or more. Donors nominate their preferred project as the beneficiary of their gift and we grant funds raised to the nominated organisation or athlete. All projects signed up with us get their own page on our website with an online donation facility, making it easy for donors to support to a project. Once signed up, organisationsor athletes get their very own portal to log in and track donations and project progress.


G4GTM is our small grants program focused on increasing participation in grassroots and community sport across Australia.
The G4GTM program provides grants for community-based organisations to help them carry out projects and programs to increase participation in community sport.
Funds for the G4GTM program come from generous donations by members of the wider sports-passionate Australian community.

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Derwent Storms Dragon Boat Club Development Fund

Raising funds for the development of the Derwent Storms Dragon Boat Club and its members.






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2016 Fundraising insights

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See how donations to sport increased to $32m in 2016

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15 days ago

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It's National Volunteer Week! Make sure you give all those hard working volunteers around your team, club or school a big pat on the back this week and thank them for all the hard work they put in to keep the club ticking along! 🙌🏻💖#volunteerweek #notforprofit #sportsclub #team #grassroots #free #australia #coach #fitness

20 days ago

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The weather, the shoes, the pacemakers and the course are all factors that could mean the difference between getting a NEW world record for Kenyan marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge trying to run a marathon (42km) in under 2 hours and 2 minutes 🏃🏽👟#marathon #running #fitness #marathonrunning #longdistance #sport
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REPOST from @vicmitchell1: ⠀ Thanks for the write up Melissa Seller of the Southern Cross Courier! 🙌🏼😁⠀ .⠀ ⠀ Despite no NASS funding from Athletics Australia I have been to 2 Olympics and represented my country over and over again on the World stage. .⠀ ⠀ It's the generosity of my club @athleticseast , countless individuals and companies like @isowheysports and @bioceuticals t

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