Yarra Ranges Council: Valley Community Recovery Grants Round 2

The Valley 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.  If your group provides support to one or more of these townships then you are encouraged to apply: Badger Creek, Chum Creek, Dixons Creek, Gruyere, Healesville, Steels Creek, Yarra Glen and Yering.

The Valley Community Recovery Committee will be holding Information Sessions so drop in if you would like a chat about your grant idea or need assistance with Grant writing.  The information sessions details are:

  • Sat 4th Feb: Yarra Glen IGA  9am to 11am (the Yarra Glen Men’s Shed will be supporting with a Sausage Sizzle, pending weather)
  • Sun 5th Feb : Healesville River Street Market 8am to 1pm

Applications open Monday 16 January 2023, and close midnight Tuesday 28 February 2023. The grants are aimed at projects up to the value of $10,000.

For Round 2, community priority will be given to projects that encompass one or more of the following:

  • Promote inclusion / reduce isolation / bring communities together
    · Build community capacity
    · Support kids and/or families and/or parents to thrive
    · Connect to increased awareness of existing services and community groups
    · Provide meals for community
    · Develop new skills that help create connection
    · Prepare for bushfire/storms/floods
    · Provide support to help people be safe during the Pandemic

Before you apply, please read the guidelines(PDF, 5MB).

Applications must be made online at: Valley Community Led Recovery Committee – Helping Communities Rebound Grants Program.