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Victoria Funding Opportunities

Victoria Funding opportunities – where to find grants that will can help you digitise your collection

Often organisations need some financial assistance to help them get started, especially with digitisation projects and providing digital access to their digitised works. This listing of funding opportunities within Victoria is not a complete list, but is a starting point. It includes funding available at all levels of government and is aimed at not-for-profit organisations.

You can find all of this information in a pdf here: PDF icon Victoria_Funding_opportunities.pdf


General sites

These are websites that provide lists or databases of grants that may be available in Australia. Some of the websites may require payment of a membership fee.


National grants – Australian wide

Australia Council grants

Community Heritage Grants – National Library of Australia

Maritime Museums of Australia Project Support Scheme


State wide - Victoria

Andrews Foundation

Give where you live Foundation

Leader Local Grants

Public Records Office of Victoria

South-West Community Foundation

VicForests Community Support Program

Victoria Remembers Minor Grant Program


Local Areas

Alpine Shire Council

Ararat Rural City Council

Ballarat City Council

Banyule City Council

Bass Coast Shire Council

Baw Baw Shire Council

Bayside City Council

Benalla Rural City Council

Bendigo Northern District Community Enterprise

Booroondara City Council

Border Trust Community Grants Program

Brimbank City Council

Buloke Shire Council

Campaspe Shire Council

Cardinia Shire Council

Casey City Council

Central Goldfields Shire Council

City of Darebin Council

City of Greater Bendigo Council

City of Greater Geelong Council

Colac Otway Shire Council

Corangamite Shire Council

Cove Hotel Community Grant Fund (City of Kingston)

East Gippsland Shire Council

Frankston City Council

Gannawarra Shire Council

Glen Eira City Council

Glenelg Shire Council

Golden Plains Shire Council

Greater Dandenong City Council

Greater Shepparton City Council

Hepburn Shire Council

Hindmarsh Shire Council

Hobsons Bay City Council

Horsham Rural City Council

Hume City Council

Indigo Shire Council

Kingston City Council

Knox City Council

Latrobe City Council

Loddon Shire Council

Macedon Ranges Shire Council

Manningham City Council

Mansfield Shire Council

Maribyrnong City Council

Maroondah City Council

Melbourne City Council

Melton City Council

Mildura Rural City Council

Mitchell Shire Council

Moira Shire Council

Monash City Council

Moonee Valley City Council

Moorabool Shire Council

Moreland City Council

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

Mount Alexander Shire Council


Moyne Shire Council

Murrindindi Shire Council

Nillumbik Shire Council

Northern Grampians Shire Council

Port Phillip City Council

Pyrenees Shire Council

Borough of Queenscliff

Queenscliff Point Lonsdale Community Enterprise Grants

South Gippsland Shire Council

Southern Grampians Shire Council

Stawell Harness Racing Club – Community Development Grants

Stonnington City Council

Strategem Community Foundation (Bendigo)

Strathbogie Shire Council

Surf Coast Shire Council

Swan Hill Rural City Council

Tomorrow Today (Benalla and districts)

Wangaratta Rural City Council

Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank – Sponsorships

Warrnambool City Council

WestWaters Community Grant (Melton)

West Wimmera Shire Council

Whitehorse City Council

Whittlesea City Council

Wodonga City Council

Wyndham City Council

Yarra City Council

Yarra Ranges Shire Council

Yarriambiack Shire Council