GRANT ALERT: National Landcare Program - Environment Small Grants

The Australian Government’s National Landcare Program – Environment Small Grants is currently accepting applications for natural resource management activities that improve the quality of the environment.


Grants of up to $50,000 are available for 100% of eligible project expenses.


Applications are open to community, environment and other groups who are a legal entity and have an ABN (trusts are not eligible to apply). Eligible projects must include one or more of the following activities:

  • Weed treatment

  • Access management 

  • Fencing

  • Erosion management

  • Revegetation 

  • Education activities and raising community awareness/participation

  • Pest or disease management

  • Indigenous land and sea country planning

  • Recording of indigenous ecological knowledge

  • Project related administration support 

The maximum grant period is 12 months.

Assessment criteria 

To be competitive you must score highly against the following criteria:   

  • The extent to which your project contributes to improving the quality of the environment through natural resource management activities; and

  •  Your capacity, capability and resources to deliver the project.

Closing date  

Applications will close at 5pm AEDT on 19 March 2018.  

Let's discuss the opportunities 

For further information on how to apply, please contact Michelle Critchley or Sam Morris on the details below: 

Michelle Critchley

T 03 8635 1800

E [email protected]       

Sam Morris

T 03 8635 1980

E [email protected]