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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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Ancient Aboriginal rock-art sites conserved in the Grampians National Park

28 Apr 2015

Six ancient and culturally significant Aboriginal rock-art sites have been the focus of conservation works this month in the Grampians National Park. A team comprising Parks Victoria rangers and representatives of Jardwadjali and Djab Wurrung Aboriginal peoples, the Office of Aboriginal Affairs Victoria (OAAV) and a rock-art conservation specialist visited…

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What's on for May in Albert Park

1 May 2015 - 31 May 2015

A wide variety of events are held at Albert Park throughout the year. Events range from fun runs and sporting tournaments to other community events. See the full calendar here.

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Night Owl Naturewise Experience

6 May 2015 8:30am - 8 May 2015 6:00pm

Work alongside Parks Victoria in threatened species recovery monitoring for the four large Forest Owls including: Powerful, Barking, Masked and Sooty Owl. Approximately 4-5 hours each evening will be spent out in the field. The Forest Owl Monitoring program is managed by Parks Victoria. Activities involve owl playbacks for response,…

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Bandicoots Night Watch

7 May 2015 5:30pm-10:00pm

Woodlands Historic Park comes to life at dusk with kangaroos, wallabies, possums and other wildlife springing into action. We will be looking out for the Eastern Barred Bandicoots and learning about the program to save them from extinction. We start the evening with a light dinner under the stars before…

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Werribee Park Friends Groups Plant Sale

9 May 2015 10:00am-2:00pm

Werribee Park’s on site nursery, which is run by all of our combined friends groups, is bursting at the seams with over 1600 plants now ready for sale. All of the plants have been propagated by Werribee Park volunteers and students. Plant sale will run from the Nursery area adjacent…