Benalla, Wangaratta and Moira households now have until the end of December to apply for up to $3000 in drought assistance.
The North East local government areas were among 50 made eligible for funding on March 20, joining areas like Berrigan, Federation and Greater Hume.
LGAs have been assigned to The Salvation Army or the St Vincent de Paul Society to apply for the Australian government's drought community support initiative.
Vinnies' national council chief executive Toby oConnor welcomed the government's extension of round two of the funding.
"We have already assisted over 9000 households, yet we know from our local contacts there are still many potential recipients who we haven't reached and we want to ensure they have a chance to access the support under this extended round," he said.
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"A $3000 payment can provide significant help with household expenses and day-to-day items.
"Vinnies is only too aware of the numbers of individuals and communities still doing it tough because of the drought."
Households that received a payment in round one of the program can re-apply for more support.
Berrigan, Benalla, Federation and Wangaratta applications are being managed by Vinnies, and Moira and Greater Hume residents should contact The Salvation Army.