Overview

The Victorian Government is providing funding to support Landcare and environmental volunteering groups and networks for on-ground works, education, and capacity building projects that protect, enhance, and restore our land and natural environment.

Funding

A total of $2.55 million is available for project and support grants across Victoria.

Project grants

Up to $30,000 is available for on-ground works, capacity building activities, community education and engagement that protects, or improves natural assets such as native vegetation, native fauna, waterways, wetlands, and soils.

Support grants

Up to $500 is available for assistance with costs such as insurance, incorporation and operational needs, or meetings and events or newsletters, websites, and other communication.

Eligibility

Grants are open to all Victorian Landcare and environmental volunteering groups and networks that have a focus on on-ground land and natural environment improvement work.

This includes Landcare groups and networks, ‘Friends of’ groups, Conservation Management Networks, Committees of Management, Coastcare groups and Aboriginal groups and organisations working on Country.

Timeline

Applications openFriday 30 April 2021
Applications close5pm Wednesday 16 June 2021
Recipients notifiedAugust 2021
Projects completedWednesday 30 November 2022

Apply

Your application is to be made through your local Catchment Management Authority.

To find out which CMA region your group or network is in, view the map of Victorian Catchment Management Authorities or check the Regions we’re part of section for your group or network on the Victorian Landcare Gateway.

Corangamite CMA

North Central CMA

East Gippsland CMA

North East CMA

Glenelg Hopkins CMA

Port Phillip and Westernport CMA

Goulburn Broken CMA

West Gippsland CMA

Mallee CMA

Wimmera CMA

Contact

For more information please contact your local Regional Landcare Coordinator or email the Victorian Landcare Program team.