Get Started—Funding to help kids participate
Applying: Parents, guardians and carers
The second round of this funding program is now closed. The next round for the program will open in early 2014.
All eligible children and young people in receipt of a voucher in 2013 are eligible to reapply for a voucher in 2014.
You need a QGrants account to apply for a voucher. You must use your personal email address and personal QGrants account to apply for a voucher. If a club's or friend’s QGrants account is used, the club will not be able to redeem the voucher.
You can register for a QGrants account at any time. If you do not already have a QGrants account, we encourage you to register for an account prior to the next voucher release in early 2014.
I don’t have a QGrants account – register for a new QGrants account
Important: Do not use a mobile phone or tablet device; you will not be able to complete the application process.
Applying: Sport and recreation clubs
Round two now closed
Get Started is one of three funding programs that comprise the Queensland Government's Get in the Game initiative to support grassroots sport and recreation.
Get Started assists children and young people who can least afford or may otherwise benefit from joining a sport or recreation club.
Eligible children and young people can apply online for a voucher valued up to $150, which can be presented at a Get Started sport or recreation club.
Who can apply?
Children and young people from the age of five and under the age of 18 who are residents of Queensland and:
- hold or whose parent, guardian or carer holds a Centrelink Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card
- Other children or young people identified by two referral agents
*The eligibility criteria are applied at the time of application.