Enabling Tourism Fund VIC

This program provides organisations with funding to help them accelerate a high-potential tourism initiative in regional and rural Victoria.
Closes in 25 days

Closing date: Thursday 28 March 2024 Thu 28 Mar 2024

What do you get?

Funding of between $20,000 and $500,000 per project.

Who is this for?

Private sector proponents, local and state government entities, Traditional Owner Corporations, incorporated associations and not-for-profit organisations.


Funding is available for activities that drive the investment-readiness of a tourism project in regional and rural Victoria.

There are 2 funding streams:

  • Stream 1: Testing the Concept – Funding of between $20,000 and $500,000 for a project to test the concept of a new infrastructure project, such as feasibility studies, master plans or business cases.
  • Stream 2: Preparing for Investment – Funding of between $20,000 and $500,000 to prepare a combination of materials to ensure that a project is ready for infrastructure investment. These could include a detailed design package, funding strategy, or stakeholder and community engagement plans.

Eligible activities include, but are not limited to:

  • business case development
  • feasibility studies and master planning
  • detailed design
  • funding strategy
  • pilot projects and market testing
  • investigations (e.g. geotechnical, heritage)
  • quantity surveying
  • operational viability studies.

Check if you can apply

Applicants must be one of the following types of entities to apply:

  • private sector proponents
  • local and state government entities
  • incorporated associations
  • not-for-profit organisations, including community groups that are an incorporated body, cooperative or association
  • Traditional Owner Corporations, organisations and groups, and Aboriginal-owned

Applicants must also:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be financially solvent.

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