Information for community organisations providing food relief services in Victoria.
Food Relief Taskforce
The Food Relief Taskforce will provide strategic advice to government on strengthening and enhancing food relief activity in Victoria.
Food Relief Financial Reserve
The Food Relief Financial Reserve will enhance and maintain capacity in the food relief sector. This will assist community food relief providers to deliver more food to Victorians in need during the pandemic.
Grants are available for activities through to 17 January 2021. There will be three assessment periods, with applications closing:
- 9am, Monday 4 October
- 9am, Friday 29 October
- 9am, Monday 6 December
Activities may include:
- partnerships with hospitality businesses
- food purchasing and logistics
- food relief workforce
- new approaches to food relief
More information and how to apply is in the Guidelines – Food Relief Financial Reserve.
Food relief news and updates
The Victorian Government is working to ensure the food relief system meets the needs of people experiencing vulnerability during the COVID-19 pandemic.