Community Grants

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.

Funding Recipients

2017 Round 1 Successful Grant Applicants

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 

2018 Round 2 Successful Grant Applicants

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

2018 Round 3 Successful Grant Applicants

Harriet Shing MP announced the recipients of the third round of the Gippsland Lakes Community Grants during August. Ten projects have been funded in this round. 

2019 Round 4 Community Grants Open

More than $270,000 has been allocated to nine projects aimed at improving the health of the iconic Gippsland Lakes.


Funding for these grants has been made available from the Victorian State Government for the health of the Gippsland Lakes.