The Bendigo Electorate Stronger Communities Round 3 is now open.


This programme funds small capital projects which deliver social benefits by supporting community participation and contributing to the vibrancy and viability of communities.


Local Governments and incorporated not-for-profit organisations will be eligible to apply for grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 to fund capital projects.


Recent successful applicants include MASARG who received funding of $13,900 to purchase internal fittings for the MASARG respite community house and the Discovery Centre who received funding of $13,000 for the minibeasts at Discovery program. 


Expressions of interest forms can be downloaded here or alternatively you can contact my office on 5443 9055 to arrange for a copy to be mailed out to you. 


Applicants will be required to submit this expression of interest before 28 July 2017 via email to


For further information regarding the funding process please visit :

Alternatively you can contact Angela Waters in my office on 5443 9055.