Other funding opportunities


Listed below are links to other community funding opportunities and programs 


Local grant opportunities

Anglesea and Winchelsea Community Banks

Information about community contributions for the local area

www.bendigobank.com.au/anglesea and www.bendigobank.com.au/winchelsea

Falls Music and Arts Festival Community Fund

An initiative to generate benefit for the Lorne community through the funding of local projects


Geelong Community Foundation (GCF)

GFC solicits grant applications from registered charitable organisations within the region


Give Where You Live

Funding opportunities available for approved community partners

Great Ocean Road Coast Committee Inc. (GORCC)
Support to local groups and individuals in helping to care for the coast

Surf Coast Tourism Event Support Program

Resources and advice to assist in the facilitation and enhancement of events held in the Surf Coast

Torquay and District Community Enterprise
Funding for local projects that are run by and for the community


Government and other grant opportunities

Arts Victoria
View the range of funding programs on offer


Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure Grants

Links to grants finder, grants index and tips on writing grants

www.dpcd.vic.gov.au/home/grants - community grants

www.dpcd.vic.gov.au/sport/Grants-and-Funding - sports grants 

Regional Arts Victoria 

Supporting the arts in regional, remote and very remote/isolated Australia



Grant Finding Resources 

Our Community.com.au

The Community Funding Centre provides free help sheets, services, newsletters, books and training to help community groups. Grants newsletter with funding opportunities $85 pa



Philanthropic Funding

Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal
Small Grants for Rural Communities program

Australia Post
Our Neighbourhood Community Grants Program