LAP Grants

LAP – easy $ for landcare groups

The Tasmanian Government has generously provided the LAP (Landcare Assistance Package) funds to assist our members to pay their core costs. LAP applications for 2017 open Jan 1st. Members can apply on their membership renewal form or separately. Log into the Members Toolbox to view and submit forms. 

Here are some examples of what groups use their LAP grant for each year

  • Insurance
  • Incorporation fees
  • Audit fees
  • Project materials (stakes, tree guards, plants)
  • Phone use
  • Postage
  • Stationary
  • Safety gear (high vis vests, boots)


Looking for acquittals? 

LAP 2016 Acquittal

LAP 2015 Acquittal


Do I need to be a member group of Landcare Tasmania to receive a LAP grant?
Yes in order to approve you for a LAP Grant you will need to be a paid up member of Landcare Tasmania. You can apply for membership here become a member and check off the box that indicates you would like to apply for this years LAP Grant.

Can I apply more than 1 time per year?
No, this gives more groups a chance to share in the LAP funds

Can I apply through the website?
Not at this time, but it's our plan to make that possible for 2017.

Will I need to acquit LAP funds?
Yes, you will need to acquit each year before your application for another grant is approved. 

Do I need to provide an invoice to Landcare Tasmania?
In some cases groups need to send a tax invoice to receive payment of their LAP Grant. You will only need to do this if you are registered for GST (please remember to add GST to the grant amount)

I have not yet fully spent last year’s grant, can I reapply?
No, a group must fully acquit the previous grant before re-applying