Community organisations and groups play an important role in contributing to a healthy Gippsland Lakes. Passionate and full of local knowledge, these groups have a history of completing projects and leveraging government investment by calling on their group members and volunteers for assistance.
Community grants are for groups to complete environmental projects that will help improve the health of the Gippsland Lakes. There was a total amount of $500,000 in funding available for the first round of grants in 2017, with requirements that larger grant amounts include a high proportion of on ground works.
Eleven projects have been funded in this round of the 2017 Gippsland Lakes Community Grants. These projects are in line with the Gippsland Lakes Priorities Plan and the community grant guidelines. Read More
Five projects have been funded in the 2017-2018 community grants. These projects complement projects funded by the Victorian State Government to be implemented across the Lakes. Read more about the funded projects
Funding for these grants has been made available from the Victorian State Government for the health of the Gippsland Lakes.