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Grants for communities

Parks Victoria is committed to engaging with the community in the planning, management and care of Victoria's parks and reserves.

Grants for community groups are one of the ways in which we develop and support community projects.

Forms and details are posted here when the grants programs are open for applications.

Recent Programs

Discover Parks Program
The Discover Parks Program is a small grants program aimed at supporting organisations and groups to develop and explore innovative and interesting ways for diverse communities to experience the benefits of being outdoors in a park.

Healthy Parks Healthy People Grants
These grants help local groups to deliver projects which protect and enhance the natural, cultural and heritage values of parks and reserves. They are available to community-based groups/not for profit organisations such as friends groups, service clubs, cultural groups, migrant resource centres, schools or historic societies..

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Victoria’s recreational fishers helping protect and improve our valuable fisheries

23 Jun 2014

VRFish, the peak body representing Victoria’s 720,000 recreational fishers, is proud of the work that goes back into protecting and improving our fisheries. Unless exempt, recreational fishers pay a licence fee that is collected by the State Government and held in a Trust. The funds are disbursed annually on a…

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Winter No Frills Friday racing

1 Aug 2014 7:00pm-9:00pm

Low key, fun, club level MTB racing

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The First Shot Commemoration

5 Aug 2014 11:00am-5:00pm

Tuesday 5 August 2014 marks the 100 year anniversary of the first shot fired in the British Empire in World War I. This shot was fired from Coastal Artillery Gun Emplacement 6 at Fort Nepean on 5 August 1914 at 12:45pm, just 3 hours 45 minutes after war was declared…

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The Melbourne Mega Bat Count

6 Aug 2014

The Grey-headed Flying-fox is the largest flying-fox (also known as a fruit bat) species in Australia. Each month the Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology conduct the monthly bat count at Yarra Bend Park at dusk on the Wednesday evening closest to the risen full moon. This data is critical…

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Heart Foundation Walking - Park Walk

6 Aug 2014 10:00am-11:00am

Enjoy the fresh air of this beautiful park and get an insight into the park’s fascinating history, flora and fauna. This free guided walk run by Friends of Tarra Bulga National Park will lead you across the famous Corrigan Suspension Bridge which stretches through the rainforest canopy, and on either…