Living Heritage Grant Program VIC

The Living Heritage Grant Program provides owners of heritage listed with funding to help with conservation costs.

The grant is no longer available

What you get?

Between $20,000 to $200,000.

Who is this for?

Owners of VIC heritage listed places.


This program aims to enable owners and managers to undertake necessary conservation works to address the needs of their heritage place or object, and in doing so, support the ongoing and sustainable use of our most significant heritage assets.

Examples of projects include, but are not limited to:

  • repairs to roofs, installation of new guttering and downpipes, or stonework repairs, using traditional materials and methods
  • re-stumping and repairs to timber framing, weatherboards, windows and doors
  • works that will enable the re-use of a building that has been unoccupied due to poor condition
  • repairs, restoration or reconstruction and conservation of an object at risk of deterioration
  • protection works such as the installation of appropriate fire protection systems
  • conservation works or documentation of conservation works to Victorian Heritage Register listed places or objects impacted by bushfires

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, the heritage listed place must be:

  • on the Victorian Heritage Register
  • publicly accessible

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Living Heritage Grant Program.