The following grant programs are currently open, which may be relevant to Landcare projects:
NSW Enviromental Trust – Restoration and Rehabilitation grants
The Restoration and Rehabilitation grants program is now open. Applications will close on Monday 18 November 2019 at 3pm sharp. Community and government organisations can apply for grants of up to $100,000 for projects that achieve long-term outcomes for the NSW environment. Further information at https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/funding-and-support/nsw-environmental-trust/grants-available/environmental-restoration-and-rehabilitation
Hunter Local Land Services – Community Small Grants Program
Hunter Local Land Services, through funding from the Catchment Action NSW program, will be delivering a three year program for community groups, networks or associations and individuals in building knowledge, skills and participation in land management practices. Landcare groups, industry associations or farmer networks, pest animal networks, aboriginal organisations or other NRM or agricultural community organisations are encouraged to apply.
The Community Small Grants program aims:
1) To build community skills and knowledge in land management practices
2) To build community participation and knowledge and skills with community organisations or local communities
Maximum $2000 per project
Applications can be submitted at any time. Please note the closing dates for individual assessment rounds in regards to your proposal/activity.
Closing dates for application rounds are:
2019: 1 October
2020: 1 February, 1 March, 1 April 1 July, 1 October
2021: 1 February, 1 March
For further information or to apply visit: https://hunter.lls.nsw.gov.au/our-region/grants-funding-scholarships
If your Landcare group would like any assistance applying for grants for Landcare works please contact Kate Meares at the Landcare Resource Centre on 4921 0392 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Remember all grants applied for under the Lake Macquarie Landcare Volunteer Network require approval from the LMLVN Committee and the Landholder – see Grants and Funding for more information and resources.