Threatened Species Regional Events Fund

SWCC is offering grants for incorporated community groups to hold events over 2018-19 that support community engagement in the conservation of the western ringtail possum, numbat, woylie, chuditch or 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.

What types of events are eligible for funding?

Events must be directly related to supporting community engagement 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, camera 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

What timeframe?

All events must be held between November 2018 and June 2019.

How much funding is available?

Groups can apply for funding of up to $2500 (ex. GST) per event.  Groups may apply for funding for a maximum of two (2) events in this grant round.

How do I apply?

Download the Application and Funding Guidelines here.

Applications will be open until 5pm, 31 January 2019 or until all funds have been allocated.

What about events beyond 2019?

This initiative is funded by the Australian Government through the National Landcare Program. Future funding will be available for events after July 2019.  Subscribe to the South West Link e-newsletter for news of future funding.

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