Community grants

Here you’ll find details of grants that can be accessed. Grants are available in various areas to allow groups and individuals to achieve projects within the community.

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Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP)

Victorian Volunteer Emergency Service groups can apply for a grant up to a maximum of $150,000 excluding GST. The VESEP will provide $2 for every $1 of funding contributed by the local volunteer group.

Applications close 17 June 2021. Click here to find out more

Business Competitiveness Program

The Business Competitiveness Program will assist small and medium manufacturers with an existing presence in Victoria to expand their manufacturing operations and implement new manufacturing technologies and processes that provide a critical foundation for generating sustainable new local jobs.

Applications close 20 June 2021. Click here to find out more

Significant sporting events program

The Significant Sporting Events Program helps sporting, community and event organisations to deliver significant sporting events in Victoria.

Applications close 30 June 2021. Click here to find out more

2021-22 Men's Shed Grants

Grants of up to $80,000 are available for the construction of a new men’s shed or the extension or refurbishment of an existing shed.

Applications close 30 June 2021. Click here to find out more

Small Business Digital Adaptation Program

Helping Victorian small businesses build their digital capability.

Applications close 30 June 2021. Click here to find out more

Business Support Package

A variety of grants to support businesses and workers through to the other side of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Click here to see which grants are available

Wellbeing and Mental Health Support for Victorian Small Businesses

Providing mental health support to Victorians dealing with the challenges of running a small business to help them navigate through the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Solar Homes Small Business Mentoring Packages

Free small business mentoring for solar retailers and installers participating in the Solar Homes Program

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Bushfire Recovery Grants for Community Facilities

To support local organisations to improve community facilities in fire-affected communities.

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