Threatened Species Regional Events Fund 2022-23

South West Catchments Council is offering grants enabling incorporated community groups to hold events that support community engagement in the conservation of the western ringtail possum, numbat, woylie, chuditch and malleefowl.

Who is eligible to apply?

All incorporated organisations operating in the South West NRM region are eligible to receive funding. Local governments are also eligible, if applying in partnership with or on behalf of a community group. Groups that have not previously received funding in previous funding rounds will be given priority in this round.

What types of events are eligible for funding?

Events must be directly related to supporting community involvement in the conservation of the following threatened species:

  • Western ringtail possum
  • Numbat
  • Woylie
  • Chuditch
  • Malleefowl

Some examples of eligible events are wildlife first aid and fauna rehabilitation training, feral predator control training, night-stalks, nest box construction workshops, fauna survey training workshops, BioBlitz events etc (this is not an exhaustive list).

What locations?

All events must be held in the South West NRM region (see boundary map here), see or online where the focus of the event is the engagement of the community in the South West NRM region.

What timeframe?

Events must be held between August 10th 2022 and June 20th 2023.

How much funding is available?

Groups can apply for funding of up to $2500 (ex. GST). This may be for more than 1 event.

How do I apply?

To download a copy of the funding guidelines and application form please click here: Threatened Species Regional Events Fund - Application Form. Please submit your EOI to the SWCC Threatened Species Program Manager at: [email protected]

Applications will be open until 5.00pm August 5th 2022. Late applications will not be accepted.


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