Grants Victoria - Environment


The Victorian Government grants directory enables you to search for government grants and assistance within the state of Victoria. Find here the community, education, legal and business grants or financial assistance which are available to you.

Grants Victoria is a directory of Victorian Government grants and assistance. Here you’ll find general information about grants and assistance for individuals, businesses and communities that can help you:

  • fund ideas and initiatives;
  • develop local and national solutions;
  • get assistance in times of hardship; and
  • access further information.

Victorian Government includes Departments, statutory authorities and government business enterprises.

Grants include funding programs, individual grants, fellowships and scholarships.

Assistance includes help or support in various forms for example, government concessions, such as the seniors card and the winter gas concession, goods, such as water saving rebates and shower heads, or funds,  such as the community safety fund grant, for citizens of Victoria.

We are working to ensure that information on Grants Victoria is current and will update accordingly.

Please Note: You should contact the relevant department or agency for more information about their individual grant or assistance programs.

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  • Grants

    Government funding for individuals or organisations for a specified purpose directed at achieving goals and objectives.

  • Assistance

    Help or support in various forms (e.g government concessions, goods or funds) for citizens of Victoria.

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    • 2017/18 Wildlife Rehabilitator Grants Program
      2017/18 Wildlife Rehabilitator Grants Program

      The Victorian Government’s Wildlife Rehabilitator Grants Program provides funding to support wildlife rehabilitators including shelter operators and foster carers, to purchase a range of equipment and infrastructure to assist with the operation of their facilities and to attend appropriate training.

      Category: Environment

      Type: Grants

      Eligibility: Not For Profit Community Organisations

      Opening date: 20 December 2017

      Closing date: 7 February 2018

      Status: Open

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

    • Climate Change Innovation Grants
      Climate Change Innovation Grants

      The Victorian Government is providing $3.8 million for emissions reduction and/or climate change projects in Victoria.

      The Climate Change Innovation Grants will support Victorian organisations to be local leaders in the development of innovative solutions to the challenges of climate change. The grants program is designed to:

      - foster action, innovation and collaboration between businesses, industry, researchers and government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change.
      - drive greater investment into high impact innovations that will enable our communities, environment and businesses to be prosperous in the face of climate change.

      The program will be open to projects from across regional Victoria, Melbourne and surrounding areas.

      Category: Environment

      Type: Grants

      Eligibility: Businesses and For Profit Organisation, Local councils, Not For Profit Community Organisations

      Opening date: 14 September 2017

      Closing date: 30 November 2017

      Status: Closed

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

    • Coastal Public Access and Risk Program
      Coastal Public Access and Risk Program

      Coastal Public Access and Risk grants provide financial assistance to Victorian coastal Crown land managers to reduce coastal risk and improve public access.

      Category: Environment

      Type: Grants

      Eligibility: Not For Profit Community Organisations

      Opening date: 22 September 2017

      Closing date: 20 October 2017

      Status: Closed

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

    • Coastcare Victoria Community Grants Program
      Coastcare Victoria Community Grants Program

      The Coastcare Victoria Community Grants Program supports community organisations to take practical local action to protect and enhance the coastal and near-shore marine environment.
      The grants support the conservation of coastal and marine ecosystems and environments across the State through rehabilitation, restoration and preventative conservation actions.

      Category: Environment

      Type: Grants

      Opening date: 6 December 2017

      Closing date: 20 February 2018

      Status: Open

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

    • Community Water Rebate Program
      Community Water Rebate Program

      The Community Water Rebate Program is a targeted water rebate program to assist water corporations’ vulnerable and hardship customers. The program includes a range of products and services to improve water efficiency in households.

      Category: Agriculture, Environment

      Type: Grants

      Eligibility: Individuals, Local councils

      Status: Ongoing

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

    • Living Heritage Program 2017-18
      Living Heritage Program 2017-18

      The Living Heritage Program will provide $30 million over four years to safeguard and reactivate Victoria's key heritage resources.

      Category: Arts, Culture & Heritage, Community, Environment

      Type: Grants

      Eligibility: Local councils, Not For Profit Community Organisations

      Opening date: 20 March 2017

      Closing date: 1 June 2017

      Status: Closed

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

    • Microgrid Demonstration Initiative - Expression of Interest
      Microgrid Demonstration Initiative - Expression of Interest

      The Victoria Government will contribute up to $10 million in grant funding over four years to develop and implement state wide demonstration projects, using microgrid models. The Program will be a competitive grant program to support innovative, market driven commercial microgrid demonstration projects in Victoria, across various locations, building types, scales and business models to capture learnings for future applications.

      Category: Environment

      Type: Grants

      Opening date: 20 December 2017

      Closing date: 15 February 2018

      Status: Open

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

    • Port Phillip Bay Fund - Round 2
      Port Phillip Bay Fund - Round 2

      The Port Phillip Bay Fund is a grants program that supports projects by community groups and organisations who are working to protect and preserve the environmental health of the Bay.

      Up to $3.5 million is available for 1 and 2 year projects in Round 2.

      The objectives of the Fund are:
      • encouraging partnerships across a range of interested groups and organisations who support the environmental health of the Bay;
      • enhancing the amenity and environmental values in the Bay and on the foreshore; and
      • reducing and addressing threats to the health of the Bay, including nutrients, pollutants and litter.

      Community groups, non-government organisations, local government, state government agencies and authorities are eligible to apply for projects that address local and regional priorities to protect the health of the Bay and bay catchment area.

      Closing date is 5pm, 14 February 2018.

      Category: Environment

      Type: Grants

      Eligibility: Local councils, Not For Profit Community Organisations

      Opening date: 10 November 2017

      Closing date: 14 February 2018

      Status: Open

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

    • Powerline replacement fund
      Powerline replacement fund

      Funding the installation of safer electricity infrastructure in areas of highest bushfire risk.

      Category: Environment, Infrastructure

      Type: Grants

      Eligibility: Individuals

      Opening date: 22 September 2017

      Closing date: 28 February 2018

      Status: Open

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

    • Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund - Round 2
      Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund - Round 2

      The Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund aims to support the development of infrastructure which improves the collection, sorting and processing of recycled materials. This program seeks innovative or better practice projects that will increase jobs and the recovery of priority materials in the resource recovery industry.
      Round 2 has up to $5million allocated to infrastructure grants. Rural and regional councils and businesses with projects located in and servicing rural and regional Victoria can apply for between $40,000 and $500,000 in funding for infrastructure development. Infrastructure can be for collection, sorting or processing.

      Category: Business, Environment, Local Government, Regional & Rural

      Type: Grants

      Opening date: 4 October 2017

      Closing date: 12 January 2018

      Status: Closed

      Sustainability Victoria

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