Grants Victoria - Regional & Rural


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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    • Alcoa Anglesea Power Station and Coal Mine
      Alcoa Anglesea Power Station and Coal Mine

      The Victorian Government is taking a coordinated government approach to the closure of Alcoa's Anglesea Power Station and Coal Mine on the 31st August, 2015.

      Category: Regional & Rural

      Type: Assistance

      Status: Ongoing

      Regional Development Victoria

    • Local Roads to Market Program (LRMP) Grants - Round 2
      Local Roads to Market Program (LRMP) Grants - Round 2

      Local Roads to Market funding is available for rural, regional and interface councils to support the upgrade of roads and bridges to provide for a more efficient and safer freight network for agriculture producers and processors transporting livestock, produce and other agricultural products to market.

      Upgrading first and last mile infrastructure that provides better connectivity from the farm gate to
      arterial roads, receival centres, transportation hubs, and national highways will enable heavy vehicles to access more direct routes to destinations along Victoria’s road freight network.

      Category: Agriculture, Infrastructure, Regional & Rural, Transport

      Type: Grants

      Eligibility: Local councils

      Opening date: 2 October 2017

      Closing date: 30 November 2017

      Status: Open

      Agriculture Victoria

    • Regional Infrastructure Fund
      Regional Infrastructure Fund

      The Regional Infrastructure Fund (RIF) is the main infrastructure program of the Regional Jobs and Infrastructure Fund (RJIF). It aims to harness key regional strengths to improve regional Victoria’s productivity and liveability. It will invest in major infrastructure projects that create or enhance the conditions for economic growth, and build diversified and sustainable regional economies that are resilient to change.

      Category: Regional & Rural

      Type: Grants

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

      Status: Ongoing

      Regional Development Victoria

    • Regional Jobs Fund
      Regional Jobs Fund

      The primary aim of the Regional Jobs Fund (RJF) is to facilitate job creation and retain existing jobs. It will attract and facilitate investment with a focus on regional competitive advantage or high-growth potential businesses, and it will assist to diversify the regional employment base.

      The fund aims to improve regional capacity, innovation and capitalise on the potential of emerging industry sectors, particularly the Government's priority areas and new export markets.

      Category: Regional & Rural

      Type: Grants

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

      Status: Ongoing

      Regional Development Victoria

    • 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: Open

      Sustainability Victoria

    • Stronger Regional Communities Plan
      Stronger Regional Communities Plan

      The Stronger Regional Communities Plan (SRCP) aims to support rural and regional towns in attracting families and young people to live and work. It will do so by investing in community-led initiatives and partnerships that create or enhance the conditions for economic growth, building community capabilities to drive change and improving the liveability of regional and rural towns.

      Category: Regional & Rural

      Type: Grants

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

      Status: Ongoing

      Regional Development Victoria

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