Grants and funding

Grants and funding

Find out what grants and funding are available through Council and other government agencies.

In this section...

Small community grants

Not-for-profit community groups can apply for Small Community Grants to help with projects that are unlikely to be funded through annual funding schemes.

Business grants and funding programs

There are many incentive, rebate and grant schemes that businesses in the Macedon Ranges are eligible to apply for

Landcare project support

Council is committed to supporting the works of Landcare and environment groups by providing annual funding and resources

Sustainability grants and rebates

You may be eligible for a range of energy and water saving rebates.

Events & Festivals Grant Program

A dedicated grant program for groups and organisations seeking funds and other support for events and festivals.

Tips on applying for grants

Applying for a grant can be hard if you don’t plan and research beforehand.

External grants

Many government and non-government organisations provide grants to community groups. We have provided a regularly updated short list of available grants.

Community Funding Scheme

An annual grants program that assists not-for-profit community groups in completing projects within the Macedon Ranges.

Places for People

The Places for People program provides new opportunities for community groups and organisations to work with Council to implement community infrastructure projects.