Strathbogie Shire Council

Tel: 1800 065 993

Useful Resources - Skill Building


Dowload a copy of the comprehensive Grassroots Grants Resource Kit, by the Municipal Association of Victoria

Demographic/Statistical information about the Strathbogie Shire

If you’re really interested in statistics and demographics, download Top fifteen data sources for describing community wellbeing in Victoria by Jeanette Pope from the Department of Planning and Community Development. also has a great list of links for statistical tools to assist in grant submissions.

A Simple Project Planning Template

Are you confused about how to put together a budget for your grant application?  FRRR has some great information to help make your application successful.  Click here for tips on how to plan, budget, write and implement your project.

Have a look here for guides to event planning, and here for a handy event planning spreadsheet that you can modify for your own needs.

There are many grant programs available to community groups, below are some useful websites with information about other grant sources;

Grants Victoria - Community Grants

Department of Planning and Community Development Grants

Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal

Volunteer Grants - Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Regional Development Victoria

Creative Victoria

Funding Centre - an excellent compilation of current community grants ($85 per year for individual users of Not for Profit groups and schools)

For some grants, community groups can only apply through their local government body. The Strathbogie Shire Council have engaged in many successful grant partnerships with community groups so if there is a grant you are interested in but need to apply through local government, please contact Council on 1800 065 993 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to discuss.

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