What happens after I've lodged my application?

All applications are assessed against eligibility and assessment criteria.
We may contact you during the assessment process to clarify elements of your application.
Projects are presented to an independent assessment panel.
Projects will be considered for funding until all funds have been distributed.
Applicants notified of outcome by letter.
Successful applicants must enter into a Victorian Common Funding Agreement with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning before any works commence.

Application outcome

  • The awarding of grants is a competitive process. Not all projects that are eligible for funding will be successful
  • We will give general feedback on why an application was unsuccessful, you are welcome to ask for further feedback
  • All decisions are final and are not subject to further review

Page last updated: 16/09/22