Grants Victoria - Property & Planning


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.

  • Showing Grants & Assistance in Property & Planning Property & Planning
    • Bond loan
      Bond loan

      If you want to rent privately in Victoria and need assistance with the bond, you may be able to borrow the money for an interest-free bond loan.

      Category: Community, Property & Planning

      Type: Assistance

      Eligibility: Individuals

      Status: Ongoing

      Department of Health and Human Services

    • Fire Services Property Levy - Concessions
      Fire Services Property Levy - Concessions

      A Fire Services Property Levy concession will be available to those who are eligible to receive a council rates concession. The concession is a $50 discount from the total levy amount due for one property which is used exclusively as the owners' principal place of residence.

      Category: Property & Planning

      Type: Assistance

      Eligibility: Individuals

      Status: Ongoing

      State Revenue Office

    • Home renovation loan for owners
      Home renovation loan for owners

      Home renovation loans help eligible people pay for work done to their home for health and safety reasons.

      Category: Community, Property & Planning

      Type: Assistance

      Eligibility: Individuals

      Status: Ongoing

      Department of Health and Human Services

    • Movable units
      Movable units

      Movable units are movable buildings that can be set up in the backyard of a friend, relative or carer's home. They are mainly for older people and people with a disability or support needs so they can live independently.

      Category: Community, Property & Planning

      Type: Assistance

      Eligibility: Individuals

      Status: Ongoing

      Department of Health and Human Services

    • Municipal Rates Concession
      Municipal Rates Concession

      Victorian home owners with eligible concession cards can claim a deduction on council rates.

      Category: Community, Property & Planning

      Type: Assistance

      Eligibility: Individuals

      Status: Ongoing

      Department of Health and Human Services

    • Non-mains energy concession
      Non-mains energy concession

      Concession card holders who source non-mains energy for their heating, cooking and hot water can apply for a concession to help cover their yearly energy costs.

      Category: Community, Property & Planning

      Type: Assistance

      Eligibility: Individuals

      Status: Ongoing

      Department of Health and Human Services

    • Non-Mains Water Concession
      Non-Mains Water Concession

      Low-income Victorians not connected to mains water supply are eligible for a rebate on their purchase of water for domestic use.

      Category: Community, Property & Planning

      Type: Assistance

      Eligibility: Individuals

      Status: Ongoing

      Department of Health and Human Services

    • Social housing
      Social housing

      Social housing is short and long-term rental housing that is owned and run by the government or not-for-profit agencies.

      Category: Community, Property & Planning

      Type: Assistance

      Eligibility: Individuals

      Status: Ongoing

      Department of Health and Human Services

    • Voluntary Affordable Housing Agreements Grants Program
      Voluntary Affordable Housing Agreements Grants Program

      On 14 August 2018, the Hon Richard Wynne MP, Minister for Planning launched a package of capability uplift initiatives to support Councils in building skills to successfully negotiate affordable housing agreements with land owners.

      The Victorian Government’s strategic policies, Plan Melbourne and Homes for Victorians identify the need to increase the delivery of affordable housing across the State.

      The new $500,000 Voluntary affordable housing agreements grants program has been developed to support Councils in obtaining specialist expert, and technical assistance and support, to negotiate voluntary affordable housing agreements. Grants may also be used to develop policy infrastructure (eg. a council affordable housing policy, or a planning scheme amendment) that will assist the future negotiation of voluntary affordable housing agreements.

      Category: Property & Planning

      Type: Grants

      Eligibility: Local councils

      Opening date: 25 September 2018

      Closing date: 22 October 2018

      Status: Closing soon

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

    • Water and sewerage concession
      Water and sewerage concession

      Eligible concession card holders can have 50% deducted automatically from their water bill.

      Category: Community, Property & Planning

      Type: Assistance

      Eligibility: Individuals

      Status: Ongoing

      Department of Health and Human Services

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