Threatened Species Regional Events Fund 2021-22

The South West Catchments Council is offering grants for 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 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 1 July 2021 and 20 June 2022.

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?

For a copy of the funding guidelines and an application form please click here. 

Applications will be open until 5.00pm 18 June 2021. Late applications will not be accepted.

What about events beyond June 2022?

This initiative is funded by the Australian Government through the National Landcare Program. Future funding will be available for events after June 2022.  Subscribe to the South West Link e-newsletter for news of future funding.

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