Regional Development Victoria

Regional Community Leadership Program

The Regional Community Leadership Program aims to support initiatives that develop and facilitate the emergence of local leaders, strengthen existing community leadership capabilities and develop stronger connections between local leaders and regional development initiatives.

Overview

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The Regional Community Leadership Program aims to support initiatives that develop and facilitate the emergence of local leaders, strengthen existing community leadership capabilities and develop stronger connections between local leaders and regional development initiatives.

Objectives of Program

The objectives of the program are to:

  • support the development of emerging leaders across government, business and community sectors to effect change in their local communities and region
  • increase the diversity of local leaders including those that identify as indigenous, disabled, culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) or disadvantaged (from a low socio-economic background)
  • increase participation by community leaders in significant regional projects, processes and planning
  • increase collaboration between networks of community leaders to effect change in local communities and regions
  • improve the financial sustainability of community leadership programs in rural and regional Victoria
  • develop a sound evidence base on the impact and effectiveness of leadership development activities.

Application Process

Step 1

Read the Regional Community Leadership Program Application Guidelines

Step 2

Contact your local RDV office to discuss eligibility

Download Resources

Resource Download
Regional Community Leadership Program (RCLP) application guidelines (150.6 KB ) Download

Projects funded by this program

Project Name Region Year Amount Funded
Community Leadership Loddon Murray Inc Loddon Campaspe 2015 $800,000
Alpine Valleys Community Leadership Program Ovens Murray 2016 $714,286
MADEC Australia: Northern Mallee Leadership Program Mallee 2016 $714,286
Leadership Wimmera Wimmera Southern Mallee 2015 $714,286
  • This may not be a comprehensive listing of all announced funding through the Regional Community Leadership Program
  • CiC indicates the project funded amount is Commercial or Cabinet in Confidence
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