Other funding options

Other funding options are available locally, within Victoria and nation-wide.

The following grant opportunities are currently available:

  1. Business Resilience Package
    The Victorian Government is investing $3 billion to help businesses impacted by ongoing restrictions and prepare for COVID Normal business.
    $3 billion in cash grants, tax relief and cashflow support will be delivered to Victorian businesses that have been most affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions. The package will help businesses survive and keep Victorians in jobs.
    View the fact sheet for sole trader, hospitality and Melbourne CBD support packages
  2. The Significant Sporting Events Program is a Victorian Government funding program that assists sporting, community and event organisations to deliver sporting events in Victoria.
    The fund supports events that are national or international in focus, or have regional significance and are recognised by a relevant sporting body. Closing date: 30 June 2022.
  3.  The CALD COVID-19 Health Small Grants Fund
    The Federation of Ethnic Communities' Council of Australia (FECCA) will administer grants up to $5000 to groups or organisations to fund short-term, one-off, communication and outreach projects that aim to address barriers to accessing information on COVID-19 and the vaccination program. Closing date:  end January 2022.
  4. Community Climate Change and Energy Action Program
    Sustainability Victoria is providing grants up to $25,000 to Victorian community groups to upgrade community facilities, with the aim to reduce energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions through a range of supported measures including energy-efficient and renewable energy technology. Closing date: 20 August 2021

You can find these and other grant opportunities covering a wide range of categories by searching the following useful websites:

Page last updated: Tuesday, 10 August 2021