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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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Enjoy spring holiday fun in nature at the Prom

08 Sep 2014

Not sure what to do with your kids during the September school holidays? They are guaranteed to love getting into nature and joining the Discovery activities at Wilsons Promontory National Park from 22 September to 3 October 2014. Parks Victoria’s Discovery program is designed to encourage kids and adults to…

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Discover spring at the Prom with Ranger guided activities for children and families.

22 Sep 2014 12:00am - 3 Oct 2014 12:00am

Parks Victoria’s Discovery program is designed to encourage kids and adults to explore Victoria’s parks with a ranger. Whether it’s discovering mini beasts through a microscope, learning about creatures’ tracks and traces and their habitats, or discovering the fascinating life beneath the sea during a rock pool ramble, kids will…

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Park Explorer - Werribee Park

22 Sep 2014 12:00am - 5 Oct 2014 12:00am

Drop in and pick up your explorer pack from the Mansion with activity sheets, magnifying glass and pencil. Complete the activities and return the pack to collect some Junior Ranger goodies. Activities are available every day of the school holidays.

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Behind the scenes - Serendip Sanctuary

1 Oct 2014 9:30am-11:00am

Get up close and personal with the animals of Serendip Sanctuary while helping the ranger during feeding time. This activity is suitable for children aged 6-12, who must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please meet at the Serendip car park picnic area 10 minutes prior to the activity.

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Old Fashioned Games - State Coal Mine

1 Oct 2014 10:30am-12:00pm

Come experience the fun games from before the invention of computers. Make your own noughts and crosses game and try your luck at the horse shoe throw.