Rural & Remote

Future Drought Fund: Natural Resource Management Drought Resilience Programme

Funder:  Federal – Agriculture

Grant Background: The Australian Government is inviting applications under the Future Drought Fund: Natural Resource Management Drought Resilience Program – Grants. The Program is focused on support for experimentation in NRM practices, systems and approaches that go beyond current best practice. This aims to foster innovation and transformational change in the management of Natural Capital to deliver drought resilience in agricultural landscapes.

Through holistic management and adoption of new or existing technology and practices, this program will deliver a range of on-ground outcomes achieving benefits that meet local priorities and contribute to landscape-scale drought resilience.

$ Available: Up to $200 000.00.

Eligibility:  To be eligible to apply for a grant you must be an individual, farming group or organisation based in Australia and capable of entering into a legally binding and enforceable agreement with the Commonwealth. This includes the following entity types:

  • Commonwealth Company
  • Company
  • Cooperative
  • Corporate Commonwealth Entity
  • Corporate State or Territory Entity
  • Incorporated Association
  • Indigenous Corporation
  • International Entity
  • Local Government
  • Non-corporate State or Territory Entity
  • Non-corporate State or Territory Statutory Authority
  • Partnership
  • Person
  • Sole Trader
  • Statutory Entity
  • Trustee on behalf of a Trust.

Applications from consortia are eligible.

Key Dates: Closes on 30 October 2020


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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