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: 24/03/23