The program will offer grants to benefit charitable, not-for-profit organisations and individuals who can clearly demonstrate the social benefits of their project for their own members and/or the broader Greater Shepparton community.

Available Grants

Ongoing funding for Greater Shepparton Connected Community Ltd (GSCC) is provided by Bendigo Bank by way of commissions paid on selected (tagged) accounts of customers who have elected to support the GSCC. These commissions are paid as part of the Bendigo Bank’s community engagement budget and are made at no cost to the customer.

GSCC fund up to $15,000 per grant application and thereafter we would only consider an application for joint funding.


  • Applicants must be a community group, not-for-profit organisation or individual within the municipal boundaries of the City of Greater Shepparton.
  • Grant applications must fit into one of the following grant categories:
    • Youth;
    • Arts and culture;
    • Community events;
    • Health and wellbeing;
    • Sport;
    • Community services;
    • Environment;
    • Disability
    • Outdoor Spaces and Buildings;
    • Transportation;
    • Housing;
    • Social Participation;
    • Respect and social inclusion;
    • Civic participation and employment;
    • Communication and information;
  • All successful applicants must have, or will be required to open an account with the Bendigo Bank for funds to be paid into. Where possible, the account should tag Greater Shepparton Connected

How to Apply

For more information and guidelines, please click here.

Applications close: 4pm on Monday 13 May 2024

If you have any questions or would like assistance with your application, please contact (03) 5831 8456 or clubsupport@valleysport.net.au