Funding Opportunities

It is requested that you contact the RiverConnect Project Officer at Greater Shepparton City Council on 03 5832 9714 prior to applying for funding from sources such as those listed below.

Not only will you be given advice for your application but this will enable coordination between the different schools to ensure the chance of greatest success.

In many cases coordinated community applications between different agencies is much more likely to receive favourable consideration.

This list below is not exhaustive and you are encouraged to look beyond those listed, especially to your own Department of Education sources.

Greater Shepparton City Council

Leisure Services Department

Leisure Services Officer
03 5832 9700

Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (GB CMA)

GBCMA Funding Coordinator
Ph: (03) 5820 1100

Regional NRM Coordinator
Ph: 03 5820 1114

Landcare Australia

Landcare Australia facilitates several exciting funding opportunities for Landcare, Junior Landcare, Landcare Farming and Coastcare groups.

State Government Department of Planning and Community Development

The Victorian Government's Community Facility Funding Program is open for applications and local councils are encouraged to apply.

The Myer Foundation

The Education Small Grants Program aims to provide a quick response to community needs, and supports projects in educational settings that have educational goals.

Grants to Voluntary Environment and Heritage Organisations (GVEHO)

The Grants to Voluntary Environment and Heritage Organisations (GVEHO) program helps eligible community based environment and heritage organisations to value, conserve and protect Australia's natural environment and historic heritage by assisting with their administrative funding.

Volunteer Small Equipment Grants

FaHCSIA works in partnership with other government and non-government organisations to manage a diverse range of programs and services designed to support and improve the lives of Australians. Commonwealth funding is a great way of helping your community expand, develop or start a project. Service Providers are chosen through selection processes.