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
The second round of Gippsland Lakes Community Grants for groups to complete projects that will help improve the health of the Lakes has now closed.
Funding for these grants has been made available from the Victorian State Government for the health of the Gippsland Lakes.