Yarra Ranges Community-Led Recovery Storm Grants

Victoria State Government logo Yarra Ranges Council was generously funded $320,000 by the State of Victoria through Emergency Recovery Victoria's grant program in response to the which impacted Victorian communities in the June 2021 storm-impacted area.

Community-Led Recovery Storm Grants program offers funding up to $25,000 for projects that support communities most affected by June 2021 Flood and Storm events with grants to community groups involved in the planning and delivery of recovery initiatives and activities.

The key objectives of the funding are:

1. Support community-led recovery in communities impacted by the June 2021 flood and storm event by providing financial assistance to progress community recovery and resilience priorities.

2. Strengthen the capacity and capability of communities to plan for and lead their own recovery from this event, as well as build community resilience to future disasters.

3. Encourage community connectedness and cohesion through genuine community engagement and participation in initiatives and activities that support community-led recovery

The Grant round will open 7 February 2023 and close 14 March 2023.

An information session was held on Tuesday 7 February - here's a video of that session:

Before you apply, please read the guidelines(PDF, 1MB).

To apply please go to Storm 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