Grants and funding

Annual NRM Grants 2016

Now OPEN Thursday 17 March 2016. Closing Friday 29 April 2016.

Please click the link: Application form The application form also has all information about who can apply and who to call to discuss your application with.

We invite applications under these key themes:

  • areas to protect native vegetation

  • work with aquaculture and fishing industries 

  • work with Local Council to improve coastal access management / erosion control / weed control / and water sensitive urban design 

We are particularly interested in receiving applications from community groups for a range of different NRM activities, which may include training and up-skilling.

For further information please email us at dewnr.nrepadmin@sa.gov.au  or to speak with a Senior NRM Officer about the Annual NRM Grants contact:

  • Liz McTaggart, ph: 8626 1108 or 0437 297 992 (for western Eyre Peninsula)

  • Corey Yeates, ph: 8628 2077 or 0429 677 604 (eastern Eyre Peninsula)

  • Seb Drewer, ph: 8688 3111 or 0427 004 324 (southern Eyre Peninsula)

Want to read about who was funded last year? Check out the local community based Natural Resource Management projects funding in 2015.

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Sustainable Farming Systems Group Support Grants 2016-17

Currently closed. Proposed opening July/August 2016

Agriculture and farming systems based groups on Eyre Peninsula each year are invited to submit an application for small grants (up to $4,000 exclusive of GST) from the Australian Government National Landcare Funding, under the Eyre Peninsula Natural Resources Management Board “Sustainable Farming Systems Project”.

To see a list of 2015/16 funding recipient and their projects check here.

For more information please email us at dewnr.nrepadmin@sa.gov.au or call the Natural Resources Centre - Port Lincoln on phone 8688 3111 and ask to speak with the Farming Systems and Landcare Officer about the 'Sustainable Farming Systems Group grants'.

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Weena mooga (women together) Natural Resources Grants

Currently closed (31 August 2015)

In 2015 Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula released it's first round of ‘Weena mooga (women together)’ grants, to groups who were looking to undertake activities that impact positively on natural resources and focus on Aboriginal culture awareness on Eyre Peninsula. 

For more information please email us at dewnr.nrepadmin@sa.gov.au or call the Natural Resources Centre - Port Lincoln on phone 8688 3111 and ask to speak with the Aboriginal Partnerships Team Leader about the 'Weena mooga (women together) Natural Resources grants'.

 



Adapt NRM Grant Program

Currently closed 

Early in 2015 the Eyre Peninsula Natural Resources Management Board released its newest grant pool, the 'Adapt NRM Grant Program'.

A round for grants up to $50,000 (from a total pool of $250,000) aimed at assisting local government, regional bodies and industry associations to undertake projects that promoted sustainable management of our natural resources and progressed priority adaptation options as outlined in the Regional Climate Change Adaptation Plan for the Eyre Peninsula.

The Board backed six grant recipients (read about their projects here).

For further information please email us at dewnr.nrepadmin@sa.gov.au or call the Natural Resources Centre - Port Lincoln on 8688 3111 and ask to speak with the Manager of Strategy and Knowledge about the 'Adapt NRM grants'.

 


Financial assistance

Financial assistance is often available to support natural resource management activities across the Eyre Peninsula region. When specific grants become available we will publicise them on our website and in local media.

There are also volunteering and other funding opportunities available: