Animal welfare

The focus of the Animal Welfare grant program is to support the welfare and protection of animals in Victoria.

Key dates

Open by invitation/ inquiry July 2024

Status: Closed

Granting overview

Granting overviewAvailable Funding: Three-year grants of up to $30,000 per year

Application Process: Via SmartyGrants (by invitation)

Program objectives

  • For the care and protection of lost and abandoned dogs within Victoria
  • To promote the education of the welfare of animals
  • The welfare of animals. 


Item 1 DGR organisations which are registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission and endorsed with charity tax concessions.

Past recipients

Financial year





Second Chance Animal Rescue Inc

Outreach Program



Geelong Animal Welfare Society

Improved Website User Interface (UI) for Stray/ Lost Animals and Animals Available for Adoption



The Lost Dogs Home

COVID-19 Preparedness


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