Environmental

NSW Wildlife Heroes Bushfire Emergency Fund

Funder:  Backyard Buddies

Grant Background: Through NSW Wildlife Heroes Bushfire Emergency program up to $200,000 is available to support bushfire related emergency activities over the 2019-20 financial year.

The program aims to achieve the following outputs:

  • Increase number of wildlife emergency responders in NSW
  • Decrease cost of emergency response to individual carers
  • Increase number of wildlife that can be rescued and cared for during an emergency
  • Enable wildlife groups to buy appropriate equipment and PPE for emergency response

The program aims to achieve the following outcomes:

  • Improve efficiency, safety and effectiveness of wildlife emergency response operations
  • Support wildlife volunteers to respond to emergencies (financially, organisationally, psychologically)
  • Improve wildlife group emergency response capacity long-term

$ Available: Up to $10 000.00

Eligibility:  To be eligible you must be:

  • NSW licenced wildlife volunteer groups
  • Independent wildlife licence holders

Key Dates: Open on an ongoing basis

Link: CLICK HERE

Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application and please share this grant opportunity with anyone who may be interested. Good luck, Melanie

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