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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Digital Jobs for Manufacturing

The Digital Jobs for Manufacturing program provides funding to upskill your existing staff in high demand digital skillsets.

Applications close 31 March 2024. Click here to find out more

Inclusion scholarships for social work placements

Inclusion scholarships for social work placements will help reduce the financial burden of placements for students. They will support more Bachelor and Master of Social Work students to finish their degrees and start their careers.

The 2024 round of applications opens in April 2024. Click here to find out more.

Ready for Growth - business grants

Ready for Growth provides businesses with tailored advisory services by expert Growth Facilitators. The program is being delivered by Business Victoria with delivery partner BDO Australia.

This program closes on 1 June 2024. Click here to find out more.

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.

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.

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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