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Victorian Landcare Grants

CLOSING DATE EXTENDED until 5pm, Monday 21 June

Overview

The Victorian Government is providing funding to support Landcare and environmental volunteering groups and networks for on-ground works, education and capacity building projects that protect, enhance and restore our land and natural environment.

Funding

A total of $2.55 million is available for project and support grants across Victoria.

Project grants

Up to $30,000 is available for on-ground works, capacity building activities, community education and engagement that protects, or improves natural assets such as native vegetation, native fauna, waterways, wetlands, and soils.

Support grants

Up to $500 is available for assistance with costs such as insurance, incorporation and operational needs, or meetings and events or newsletters, websites, and other communication.

Eligibility

Grants are open to all Victorian Landcare and environmental volunteering groups and networks that have a focus on on-ground land and natural environment improvement work.

This includes Landcare groups and networks, 'Friends of' groups, Conservation Management Networks, Committees of Management, Coastcare groups and Aboriginal groups and organisations working on Country.

Timeline

  • Applications open Friday 30 April 2021
  • Applications close - CHANGE OF DATE - closing date has been extended to 5pm, Monday 21 June.
  • Recipients notified August 2021
  • Projects completed Wednesday 30 November 2022

Guidelines

2021 Victorian Landcare Grants - Guidelines North East CMA (PDF)

2021 Victorian Landcare Grants - Guidelines North East CMA (Word)

Contact

For more information, contact Landcare and Partnerships Officer, Richard Dalkin on (02) 6043 7630, or email landcare@necma.vic.gov.au