Business Grants & Assistance

There are a range of programs, grants and funding opportunities to help businesses thrive. is a one-stop-shop providing information, grants, services and support from the Australian Government including:

  • Guide to starting a business
  • Business structures and types
  • Business plans
  • Industry information
  • Financial and legal information
  • Risk management
  • Marketing
  • Tools and templates

Macedon Ranges Grants Hub

The Macedon Ranges Grants Hub is a one-stop-shop open to all local community groups, businesses, clubs, not-for-profits and individuals in the Macedon Ranges.

You can use it to: 

  • Search for grants and funding from Federal and State governments, and private organisations
  • Subscribe for free email alerts and receive email notifications about new funding opportunities
  • Save a list of 'favourite' grants to a shortlist
  • Prioritise and track your grant applications

It also provides a quick list highlighting funding opportunities during a time of disaster.

Regional Development Victoria

Regional Development Victoria (RDV) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency responsible for rural and regional economic development.

The Macedon Ranges Shire is part of the Loddon Mallee region, which includes two sub-regions: Loddon Campaspe and Mallee.

The Macedon Ranges is part of the Loddon Campaspe sub-region.