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

Active Living Department

Healthy Communities Officer
03 5832 9700

Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (GB CMA)

GBCMA Funding Coordinator and Regional NRM Coordinator
Ph: (03) 5822 7700

Landcare Australia

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

The Myer Foundation

The Sustainability and Environment Grants Program aims to provide options for Capacity Building Programs to be funded, as well as providing Large Scale Grants. The Foundation also has other grant focus areas in their strategic objectives.

Federal Department of the Environment and Energy

Federal Department of Social Services

DSS 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.