Grants and funding

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We administer grants and funding programs that seek to improve Victoria's waste and recycling systems, encourage more efficient use of energy and help the state move towards a circular economy model.

We announce future grant and funding opportunities on our LinkedIn page, or you can register for updates about future opportunities.

Waste, resource recovery and recycling grants


E-waste infrastructure grants

Grants of up to $500,000 are available for industry and local government and WRRGs seeking to invest in projects that increase recovery of e-waste materials.

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Recycling Victoria Infrastructure Fund

A fund to support Victoria’s recycling sector transformation through the Victorian Government policy, 'Recycling Victoria: a new economy'.

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Research, Development and Demonstration grants

Supporting research, development and demonstration projects that can increase the quantity of recycled products being sold in Victoria.

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Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund grants

Supporting businesses and local government through funding for major recycling projects that recover valuable products and reduce waste going to landfill.

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Bioenergy Infrastructure Fund grants

Supporting projects that use bioenergy technologies for the recovery and reprocessing of organic waste from commercial, industrial and municipal sources.

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Energy efficiency grants


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Local Government Energy Saver program

Helping councils understand, prioritise and implement energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades.

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Victorian Healthy Homes program

Aiming to improve indoor winter temperatures and reduce energy bills for Victorians living on low incomes with healthcare needs.

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