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.
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..
16 Jun 2015
Parks across the Southern Peninsula are offering free winter school holiday activities this June and July. The Junior Ranger program delivers a diverse range of fun and creative discovery activities that will keep kids active and entertained these holidays. From following the footprints of native animals and learning how to…
29 Jun 2015 - 10 Jul 2015
Join a ranger to discover Wilsons Promontory National Park this winter. Adventure through forest tracks, along Tidal River and amongst boulders of the rocky shore. Help celebrate National Aborigines and Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) Week by creating a stencil art banner. Discover the unique flora of the Prom and…
1 Jul 2015 - 31 Jul 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.
7 Jul 2015 10:00am-3:00pm
Have you ever wondered what owls eat? Children dissect an owl pellet and find out exactly what their barn owl has been eating. A great session for young biologists! (All-weather activity). Session times: 10:00am – 12:00pm (Year 3 - 5) 1:00 – 3:00pm (Years 6 - 8)
8 Jul 2015 10:00am-12:00pm
Be a palaeontologist for the day! What can fossils show us about the diet of dinosaurs? Why did they have claws? Learn how modern animals teach us about the behaviour of prehistoric creatures and make your own fossil replica to take home. All weather activity.