Victorian Landcare Grants

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 open                 Friday. 30 April 2021

Applications close                 5.00 pm Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Recipients notified               August 2021

Projects completed              Wednesday, 30 November 2022

Guidelines

2021 Victorian Landcare Grants – Guidelines WGCMA (PDF)

2021 Victorian Landcare Grants – Guidelines WGCMA (Word)

Frequently Asked Questions 

FAQs on how to use SmartyGrants are available here – applicant frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Contact

For more information, contact Sam Shannon at 1300 094 262 or email sams@wgcma.vic.gov.au

To apply

Go to delwp.smartygrants.com.au/WGCMA2021VLG 

Members of the Arawata Landcare Group