Fire
Environmental

Landcare Led Bushfire Recovery Grants Programme – Supporting the recovery of wildlife and their habitat

Funder:  Landcare

Grant Background: Eligible local Landcare groups, environment networks and community groups working on bushfire recovery projects can now access funding in a landmark new grants program funded by the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.

The $14 million Landcare Led Bushfire Recovery Grantsprogram is supporting Landcare bushfire recovery projects in seven government-designated bushfire regions across Queensland, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and South Australia impacted by the Black Summer bushfires of 2019/2020.

The objectives of the grant program are to support:

  • Bushfire recovery actions for fire-affected plant and animal species, ecological communities, and natural assets, including Ramsar listed wetlands and World Heritage properties, within the seven bushfire regions identified as most impacted by the 2019-20 bushfires; and
  • Develop and use partnerships with local landowners, community and Landcare groups, and other local, regional, and national partners, to support their involvement in delivering bushfire recovery actions

$ Available: Up to $300 000.00

Eligibility:  Your application will be considered if you are an incorporated local Landcare group/network, Traditional Custodian or landholder, community organisation, Indigenous group, and/or other regional and national organisation.

Key Dates: Closes on 16 June 2021.

For More Information or to Apply: 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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