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Agriculture, Environmental

National Landcare Program: Smart Farms Small Grants: Soil Extension Activities

Funder:  Federal – Agriculture

Grant Background: The National Landcare Program: Smart Farms Small Grants: Soil Extension Activities grant round will support soil extension activities that contribute to achieving the program outcomes. These activities will be supported by a National Community of Practice.

Eligible extension activities will be delivered to farmers, land managers and the wider network of farm advisers. They will promote management practices that leads to better soil health including promoting the National Soil Monitoring and Incentives Pilot Program, soil testing and interpretation of results, and lead to improved sustainable soil management practices through the development and promotion of communication products, education awareness and training sessions, and on-ground trials and demonstrations.

$ Available: Up to $2million.

Eligibility:  To be eligible to apply for a grant you must be an organisation capable of entering into a legally binding and enforceable agreement with the Commonwealth. To be eligible you must have relevant background and experience in agriculture and/or natural resource management (specific experience relating to soils and their management is essential), and be one of the following entity types:

  • Commonwealth Company
  • Company
  • Cooperative
  • Corporate Commonwealth Entity
  • Corporate State or Territory Entity
  • Incorporated Association
  • Indigenous Corporation
  • Local Government
  • Non-corporate State or Territory Entity
  • Non-corporate State or Territory Statutory Authority
  • Sole Trader
  • Statutory Entity
  • If you are applying as a Trustee on behalf of a Trust, the Trustee must have an eligible entity type as listed above.

Applications from consortia are eligible.

Key Dates: Closes on 12 October 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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