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Environmental Research Grants

Funder:  NSW Office of Environment and Heritage

Grant Background: The objectives of the program are to:

  • generate new knowledge or information to facilitate local solutions to environmental problems
  • discover new methods of operation for NSW industries that are less harmful to the environment and enhance public good
  • improve knowledge and advanced techniques to solve general environmental problems in New South Wales
  • assess and evaluate application of innovative solutions to decrease environmental degradation in New South Wales.

$ Available: Grants of between $50,000 and $200,000 are available.


  • Each proposal requires a lead applicant. The lead applicant should be either the research body or an identified end-user of the research (see page 8). If successful in securing a grant, the lead applicant will hold primary responsibility for the delivery of the project. This includes administration and finance requirements, and the performance of your collaborators.
  • The following organisations are eligible to apply as the lead applicant:
    • Universities
    • State government agencies and/or statutory committees
    • Community organisations or groups
    • Incorporated associations/non- profit organisations (must have an ABN)
    • Non–commercial Cooperatives
    • Councils
    • Local Land Services Regional Organisations of Council
    • Other local government controlled organisations
    • Local Aboriginal Land Councils

Key Dates: closes 11 March 2019 (sincere apologies for the short notice)


Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application. Good luck, Melanie

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