Upper Yarra Community Recovery Committee

Upper Yarra RCRC members

Round 1 Grant Program Now Closed

About the Upper Yarra Regional Community Recovery Committee 

The Upper Yarra Community Recovery Committee (CRC) is supported by Yarra Ranges Council and has been established to help contribute to the recovery priorities of the Upper Yarra region.

Meetings for the Upper Yarra CRC are held the first Thursday of each month.

Upper Yarra Community Led Recovery Grants Program Round Two Grant Program

The Upper Yarra Community Recovery Committee invites you to apply to the Community Led Recovery Round Two grant program to help our community recover from the COVID19 pandemic and June 2021 storm.

To find out more please come to the Information Session being held on Thursday 1 December, 6pm at the Yarra Centre, Yarra Junction.

Please register by using this form:

If your group provides support to one or more of these townships then you are encouraged to apply: Big Pats Creek, Don Valley, Gilderoy, Gladysdale, Hoddles Creek, Launching Place, McMahons Creek, Millgrove, Powelltown, Reefton, Seville, Three Bridges, Wandin, Warburton, Wesburn, Woori Yallock, Yarra Junction, Yellingbo.

Applications are invited for projects up to $10,000.

Round 2 will support projects which support recovery with preference given to projects targeting one or more of the following objectives:

  • Developing resilience and preparedness for future disaster
  • Strengthen connections, increase participation, and build capacity in our community
  • Improving Mental Health & wellbeing
  • Reducing vulnerability and decreasing marginalisation

Submit your application from 1 December 2022 and close 15 February 2023.  

Before you apply, please read the guidelines(PDF, 4MB).

To apply please go to Upper Yarra Community Led Recovery Grants Program.

Applicants requiring further information about the Grants Program should contact the Community Enterprise Foundation on 1300 304 541 or email: Foundation.mailbox@bendigoadelaide.com.au  

The Members of the Upper Yarra CRC:

  • Lesley Grimes
  • Paul Traynor
  • Gordon Buller
  • Barry Megee
  • Nicole Plasajec
  • Brad Colling
  • Kerri Schroder
  • Jim Brown
  • Rodney McKail, Bendigo Bank representative
  • Councillor Jim Child 

Minutes for past meetings: