Grant Opportunities

This is a starting point to connect you with some of the grants available on a local, state and national lever. Please be aware this is by no means a complete list of grants and funding available.

Greater Shepparton City Council Grants

Greater Shepparton City Council offers a range of grants and funding each year to local residents, businesses and community groups. You can view funding available under the various programs on the council website via this link 

Victorian State Government Grants

There are a range of grants and programs available to tourism businesses that can support the delivery of Victoria’s renowned and varied tourism destinations. For further information visits the State Government Grants and Support website 

Regional Events Fund

The Regional Events Fund supports events that bring thousands of visitors to regional Victoria, delivering economic impact, creating jobs, and supporting local business.

The Fund backs festivals, culinary, sporting and cultural events that showcase the vibrancy of Victoria’s regions.

Regional events highlight the incredible tourism offerings available throughout the state and bolster Victoria’s reputations as a world-class events destination.

Private companies, councils, Regional Tourism Boards/Visitor Economy Partnerships and not-for-profit organisations are invited to submit applications for events that meet the eligibility criteria and program objectives detailed in the Regional Events Fund Guidelines.

For more information on the Regional Events Fund visit 

Regional Tourism Investment Fund 

The Regional Tourism Investment Fund 2024 provides grants for new and innovative tourism infrastructure projects in regional and rural Victoria. It will support projects to increase visitation and length of stay, as well as improve the quality of visitor experiences.

Grants of up to $5 million per project are available with a minimum funding amount of $100,000 per project.

The grants will focus on the 5 product priorities in Experience Victoria 2033:

  • First Peoples-led  experiences
  • wellness
  • arts and culture
  • food and drink
  • nature.

For more information on the Regional Tourism Investment Fund visit 

Goulburn Valley Funding Finder - Grant Guru 

Moira, Shepparton and Strathbogie Councils have partnered with GrantGuru to provide a free and useful tool to assist businesses and community groups with finding and applying for grants. Search available grants with Grant Guru 

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