2020 Victorian Junior Landcare & Biodiversity Grants are now open!
Project funding: grants of up to $5,000 each (ex-GST) are available for environmental projects that connect young Victorians with the environment.
Source of grants funding: the grants are funded by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning through the Victorian Landcare Program. Landcare Australia is running the grants process as part of its Junior Landcare program.
Who can apply: Victorian schools (primary or secondary), kindergartens, childcare centres, scouts, guides and youth groups can apply for the grants.
Focus of grants: projects should have a focus on:
- Improving biodiversity through the development, improvement or restoration of habitat for Victoria’s native plants (flora) and animals (fauna), and/or
- Educating, involving and engaging young people in valuing and actively caring for Victoria’s natural environment.
Projects can be either direct-action projects (with an on-ground component) or in-direct action projects (with an education component), or a mixture of both.
Applications close: 3pm Friday 31 July 2020
Projects must be completed by: 14 May 2021
Applications & Guidelines: go to 2020 Victorian Junior Landcare & Biodiversity Grants
More information: contact Landcare Australia via phone: (03) 8631 7800 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org