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

The objectives of the Victorian Landcare Grants are:

  • To fund projects that address local, regional and state land and environment priorities through delivery of:
    • On-ground works
    • Capacity building activities
    • Community education and engagement
  • To sustain Landcare and other environmental volunteer groups and networks by providing support grants, particularly for groups whose continuing existence will benefit from this support.

How much funding is available?

A total of $1.7 million is available for project and support grants across Victoria.

What type of grants are available?

Project Grants

Up to $20,000 may be provided to eligible groups and networks for:

o 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.

Note: Projects must be completed and reported on by 30November 2020

More than one application can be submitted.

 

 

Support Grants

Up to $500 may be provided to eligible groups and networks for:

o Assistance with costs such as insurance, incorporation and operational needs, or meetings and events or newsletters, websites and other communication.

Note: groups and networks can apply for both Support and Project Grants, however if successful in receiving a Project Grant they will not receive a Support Grant.

 

 

To apply for a Project Grant read these guidelines before completing the application form at https://delwp.smartygrants.com.au/northeast1920VLG

To apply for a Support Grant complete the application form at https://delwp.smartygrants.com.au/northeast1920VLG

When do applications close?

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 12 June 2019

How to Apply

Click to access the funding guidelines

To apply for a Project Grant, Support Grant or Start Up Grant, please complete the Application form via

https://delwp.smartygrants.com.au/northeast1920VLG

Map Your Sites

If your project includes on ground works, you are required to map a location point for each site.  To map your site, first start your Grant Application to get your Application Id, create your Site ID for each site.  For each project or site, use the North East CMA Landcare Site mapping tool.  Note you will need to complete a new form and pin a marker for each site or project. 

Go to the CMA Site Mapping Tool http://arcg.is/19OLPi

Media Release

See Minister's Media Release.

Need further assistance?

If you have further questions, please call the North East Catchment Management Authority on 1300 216 513, or contact landcare@necma.vic.gov.au