Grants for sports clubs

Associations and sports clubs located on the territory of the City of Brussels can receive grants.

There are three types of grants:

  • Operating grants:
    • for smooth operation and daily management of the club, especially for the purchase of sports equipment or equipment which lasts no longer than 5 years
    • for the training of trainers or sports leaders from Brussels
    • for help or assistance in training in the use of medical equipment
  • Investment grants: for the purchase of sports equipment that will last for more than 5 years
  • Specific grants: for exceptional sporting events

To apply for grants, the sports club or association must:

  • be a non-profit legal entity
  • have a head office on the territory of the City of Brussels (Brussels, Laeken, Neder-Over-Heembeek and Haren) and/or
  • organize activities on the same territory and/or
  • offer activities that promote sports for young people, people with disabilities or seniors and/or
  • organize activities which promote sports for women
  • have 60% of its members from Brussels
  • be part of an official competition

Applications must be submitted to the Sports Service or the Alderman of Sports. The club must submit a completed and signed application form, along with a global budget. The application forms are only available in Dutch and French.