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Community Grants

This page provides information and directs you to resources which may be useful in seeking funding for your community group or initiative.

Clean Up Australia 2019 Grants

Council has committed $1000 towards small community Clean Up Australia Day projects.

Not for profit community groups, organisations and youth projects are invited to apply for a grant of up to $200 to deliver a Clean Up Australia project in the Alpine Shire during March 2019.

Interested groups can find more information on running their own Clean Up Australia project and order a free clean up kit online at www.cleanup.org.au.

Council’s grant could support groups to purchase additional clean up kits, pay disposal fees for rubbish collected, or provide a BBQ for clean up volunteers.

Applications will open on Monday, 17 December 2018 for projects to be completed during March 2019. Applications close Monday, 21 January 2019.

Download the application form HERE.

Alpine Shire Community Grants Program

Applications for the 2019/20 Alpine Shire Community Grants are now OPEN.

Community groups and organisations provide vital services and support to Alpine Shire residents. Alpine Shire Council is committed to supporting these valuable activities by providing a funding opportunity to assist groups in the areas of arts and culture, sport, recreation, community events, community strengthening and the environment.

The grants cover:
1. Community events
2. Community projects for capital improvements
3. Non capital community projects and
4. Youth Projects

Click on the link below to access the application form and guidelines. Applications close at 5pm on Friday 21 June 2019.

Community Grants Application Form and Guidelines

Other Community Grant and Funding Resources

Community Grant Guru | http://community.grantready.com.au
Community Grant Guru covers grants and funding sources for: Arts; Sport; Community Services; Environment; Community Infrastructure; Multicultural projects and much, much more

Bendigo Bank | https://www.bendigobank.com.au/public/community/community-funding
Bright Community Bank Branch and the Mount Beauty & District Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank offers various forms of sponsorship and donations to community and sporting clubs, schools and groups in the local area.

Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal | www.frrr.org.au/
The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal’s (FRRR) operate a number of grants programs to benefit Australia’s rural, regional and remote communities.

Grants Victoria | www.vic.gov.au/grants.html
Grants Victoria is a directory of Victorian Government grants and assistance applicable to individuals, businesses and communities.

Into Our Hands Foundation | http://intoourhandsfoundation.com.au/grants/
Into Our Hands Foundation was established after the Black Saturday bushfires of 2009. It is a community foundation that invests in projects and initiatives aimed at building the capacity, strength, cohesiveness and wellbeing of the many smaller communities within the Shires of Alpine, Indigo and Wangaratta. Special emphasis is given to projects and initiatives within the communities of Barwidgee Creek, Bruarong, Dederang, Gundowring, Kancoona, Mudgegonga, Murmungee, Rosewhite, Running Creek and Stanley.

Our Community | www.ourcommunity.com.au
Our Community provides advice, tools, resources and training in relation to fundraising and grants for not-for-profit organisations and schools as well as businesses and individuals

Sport and Recreation Victoria | http://sport.vic.gov.au/grants-and-funding
Sport and Recreation Victoria provide a range of grants and funding to support sport and recreation in Victoria from local community clubs through to the elite level.

WAW | https://www.wawcu.com.au/IN-THE-COMMUNITY/Sponsorships/Community-Support.aspx
WAW support groups within our community either via financial sponsorship agreements or through contributions of goods and services. Additionally, WAS support regional programs that deliver positive educational, medical or safety outcomes to the community.

Business/Industry Grants and Funding

Regional Development Victoria | www.rdv.vic.gov.au
Regional Development Victoria (RDV) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency in developing rural and regional Victoria.
RDV’s focus is on investment attraction, job creation, exports, creating stronger economies, communities and infrastructure to create a strong and growing regional and rural Victoria.

Grants Victoria | www.vic.gov.au/grants.html
Grants Victoria is a directory of Victorian Government grants and assistance applicable to individuals, businesses and communities.

Business Victoria | www.business.vic.gov.au/grants-and-assistance
If you are looking for financial support, advice, or education and training programs to help you improve your business, the Victorian Government can assist you through a range of funding and support services.

Business.gov.au | www.buisness.gov.au/grants-and-assistance/pages/default.aspx
Business.gov.au’s programs are designed to help Australian businesses of all sizes and industries improve productivity and competitiveness, and create jobs.

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