Grants Victoria - Local Government

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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    • Graffiti Prevention Grants
      Graffiti Prevention Grants

      Victorian Councils are invited to apply for grants of up to $30,000 to partner with community groups to deliver local graffiti prevention initiatives.

      Category: Justice, Local Government

      Type: Grants

      Eligibility: Local councils

      Opening date: 5 March 2018

      Closing date: 20 April 2018

      Status: Open

      Department of Justice and Regulation

    • 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

    • Social Housing grants for local government
      Social Housing grants for local government

      The Social Housing Investment Planning (SHIP) Grants provide up to $200,000 to local government to increase the supply of land available for social housing projects, and to encourage new and innovative working relationships between local government and community housing providers that will progress future projects.

      Category: Community, Local Government, Property & Planning

      Type: Grants

      Eligibility: Local councils

      Opening date: 19 February 2018

      Closing date: 20 April 2018

      Status: Open

      Department of Health and Human Services

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