Other grants

Many grants are available from the state and federal governments, benevolent organisations, trusts and corporations. 

To get information about grant opportunities, make sure your group is registered and keeps their contact details up to date in Pyrenees Council’s Community Directory to get direct emails on funding opportunities. Update or add your group to the directory on our website.

October 2022 Flood Funding Support

Community Sport Emergency Flood Assistance Program - Closes 13 January 2023

$5,000 one-off grants to assist Victorian sport and active recreation organisations in the replacement of playing, injury prevention and first aid equipment, canteen and clubroom items and maintenance equipment. For more information about program, eligibility and how to apply visit https://www.sport.vic.gov.au

Small Business Immediate Flood Relief Program:

One off payment of $5000 to assist with clean up and safety inspections and repairs.

Business and Community Sport Flood Recovery Grant:

Up to $50,000 to cover expenses resulting from significant direct damage to an applicant’s property, assets, stock or equipment.

Visit Business Victoria for more information.

Sporting and recreational grants

Sport Central grants

Arts funding

Creative Victoria grants

Community health and wellbeing

Health promotion and sports funding in Victoria with VicHealth

Local history

Local History Grants Program with the Public Records Office

Federal government grants


State government grants

Victorian Government grants program

Support for Business grants

Business Victoria grant search

National grants register: 'Our Community' Funding Centre

The 'Our Community' Funding Centre offers a range of information about grants and fundraising opportunities in Australia. It’s a subscription-based service that offers subscribers a monthly newsletter with a comprehensive list of all government, philanthropic and corporate grants available in Australia.

Get Active Kids Voucher Program

The Get Active Kids Voucher Program supports children to get involved in organised sport and active recreation activities by providing up to $200 vouchers towards the cost of memberships and registration. You can register now as an activity provider to accept vouchers.

Local grants 

Stockyard Hill Wind Farm

Stockyard Hill Wind Farm invests in programs and initiatives that benefit the local community, or local community groups who run activities that build sustainable communities. Applications are reviewed biannually, in April and October.

Bendigo Bank

Bendigo Community Bank branches give up to 80% of profits back to community through grants. They support programs that empower local individuals and groups. Avoca Community Bank and Beaufort Community Bank award grants in the Pyrenees Shire. 

Other grants 

Check back for more information on other grants available in the area as we get the information.