The Australian Government announced the 25th Anniversary Landcare Grants 2014-15 at the National Landcare Conference.
About the grants
The grants are part of the national stream of the National Landcare Programme and are one way of marking the 25th anniversary of Landcare as a national movement.
A total of up to $5 million (Excluding GST) is available in 2014-15 through the 25th Anniversary Landcare Grants 2014-15. The funding comprises up to $2.5 million for environment focused projects and up to $2.5 million for agriculture focused projects.
The 25th Anniversary Landcare Grants 2014-15 will harness the expertise and enthusiasm of the natural resource management community, including landcare, Indigenous people, farmers, fishers and other land and sea managers.
Grants of between $5,000 and $20,000 (Excluding GST) will assist community groups and individuals to undertake projects to conserve and protect their local environment and / or to manage the natural resource base, contributing to outcomes in the national interest.
Applications for the 25th Anniversary Landcare Grants 2014-15 are open until 2 pm (AEDT) Monday 20 October 2014.
For further information please visit www.nrm.gov.au.