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Community Action Grants

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Caring for our Country

Eligible community groups can apply for grants from $5,000 to $20,000 (GST exclusive) to take action to help protect and conserve Australia’s environment.

Eligible community groups include:

  • community groups involved in coastal rehabilitation, restoration and conservation
  • groups of farmers or land managers working on sustainable farming or improving natural resource management
  • Indigenous partnerships involved in protecting or improving the environment
  • community groups involved in biodiversity conservation, environmental protection or managing natural resources

Community Action Grants are only available to eligible community groups not individuals.

Eligible projects must:

  • involve volunteers and communities in activities which work towards achieving outcomes in the Caring for our Country national priority areas of Biodiversity and Natural Icons, Coastal Environments and Critical Aquatic Habitats, and Sustainable Farm Practices
  • be completed within 18 months or less

Guidelines and application from attached below.

If you would like to be notified when the online application form is available, or register to be mailed a hard copy version, call the Caring for our Country Information line on 1800 552 008.

» http://www.nrm.gov.au/funding/cag.html

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