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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Multicultural Community Infrastructure Fund

Grants of up to $500,000 are available to support multicultural community groups to undertake upgrades or build community facilities.

Applications close 31 January 2022. Learn more here.

Creating Safer Places Grants

Creating Safer Places supports urban design projects that apply an inclusive environmental design approach to deter crime, increase safety and activate public places.

Applications close 11 February 2022. Click here for more.

Building Blocks Grants – Inclusion

This grants stream provides funding to upgrade facilities, or purchase equipment, to provide safe and inclusive environments for children of all needs and abilities.

Applications close March 15 2022. Click here to learn more.

Small Business Energy Saver Program

The Small Business Energy Saver Program is supporting Victorian small business owners to save on energy efficient equipment. It will deliver $5 million in discounts to small businesses across Victoria who upgrade to energy-efficient equipment.

Applications close 31 May 2022. Click here for more info.

Multicultural Seniors Support Program

Grants of up to $2,000 per annum are available for multicultural seniors’ groups to support their members and build stronger community connections.

The program runs until 2025. Click here for more info.

Cash support for Victorian businesses during lockdown

The Victorian Government will provide new cash grants for businesses affected by the short lockdown necessary to get ahead of the Delta strain, so they can have a strong recovery on the other side of the public health restrictions.

Click here to find out more.

COVID related income support

The Victorian Government has also reached agreement with the Commonwealth Government to fund income support payments from day one of the lockdown.

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 2022. 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

Jobs Victoria Fund

If you are a Victorian employer ready to hire new staff, the Jobs Victoria Fund can financially support you to employ people who have been most affected by the economic impacts of the pandemic.

Click here to find out more.

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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