Throughout the year a variety of organisations provide grants for carrying out Landcare work. Below we have compiled a list of grants that may suit your needs. Most of the grants are NOT all delivered through Landcare Tasmania so you will need to get in contact with the organisation hosting the grant round. We are proud to offer our annual Tasmanian Landcare Fund for on ground works and the Landcare Assistance Program to support group operational capacity.
Please CONTACT US if you know of grant opportunities we have not listed.
Landcare Tasmania Grant Opportunities
Tasmanian Landcare Fund Round 21
Round 21 of the Tasmanian Landcare Fund will open around May 2017. The Round will mark a significant milestone in the history of the TLF, passing $0.5M in funds distributed directly to address on ground Landcare needs - a significant legacy of the foresight and commitment of the late John Roberts. The TLF is Landcare Tasmania's Deductible Gift Recipient fund, meaning that donors can claim a tax deduction on their contributions. Donations to the TLF are encouraged and always welcome - CLICK HERE for further information.
Applications will open August 2017
Through the support of the Tasmanian Government, Landcare Tasmania is provides member groups with financial support through the Landcare Assistance Program. LAP grants of up to $400 towards core costs of running a Landcare group are available, for example to assist with insurance cover or buy equipment.
Other Grant Opportunities
The Commonwealth Goverment has allocated $5 million Threatened Species Recovery Fund (the Fund) to support communities to actively protect Threatened Species, leverage additional investment, and assist with delivering on the Targets and Action Areas in the Threatened Species Strategy. Funds of $20k - $250k are available in the current competitive round.
Applications close - 15 June 2017
City of Hobart
Grants of up to $5k are available for schools, community organisations and businesses for projects that focus on energy efficiency, waste reduction, air and water quality, food gardens, climate change, sustainable transport or local biodiversity.
Applications close - 13 June 2017
NRM North grant opportunities
Expressions of interest are now open for funding for on ground works in target areas of the NRM North region. Activities may be on private or public land. Funding for approximately 50% of project costs is available, including material and implementation. Landholder contributions may be cash or in-kind.
Closing date not specified but work must be completed by May 2018
NRM South Grant Opportunities
Open all year around $500 available to community groups, schools and NGOs.
Cradle Coast NRM natural connections grants - OPEN
Grants of $500 - $10,000 for activities that enhance ecosystem services of the natural landscapes, coasts, waterways and people of the Cradle Coast NRM region. 3 levels of funding are available (up to $2,000, $5,000 or $10,000).
Applications close - 28 February 2017 and 31 May 2017
Cradle Coast community groups sponsorship - OPEN
Up to $500 available to community groups to reimburse costs of equipment, training and professional services.
Applications close - 31 October 2017 (or earlier if funds no longer available)