Grants and funding
Financial assistance is often available to support natural resource management (NRM) activities across the Northern and Yorke region. This may be through the annual community grants programs or through project-based incentives.
Northern and Yorke NRM Board community grants
Each year, the Northern and Yorke NRM Board offers financial assistance to priority projects in the region.
Maximum grants for individual projects:
- Local government – $20,000 (reasonable in-kind contribution must be included in local government applications)
- Community, Landcare, Education (e.g. schools / kindergartens) and Farming groups - $10,000
All projects need to be meet at least one of the regional management action targets in the Board’s business plan.
View successful grants from previous years: 2013-2015 Community Grants Overview
Applications for the current round of community grants closed on the 31st of March 2017 at 5pm. Assessment is currently underway and applicants will be notified of the outcome as soon as possible.
Please note that applications for Bite Size Grants are still open, see below for more information.
Bite Size Grants
These grants are designed to increase awareness and positive action for groups in NRM and sustainability in project areas such as garden development, weed control, revegetation etc. Potential projects may fund training events, purchase of resources, contracting services or development of educational materials.
Bite Size Grants are available up to a maximum of $500. One grant is available to each group per financial year.
Bite Size Grant applications are now open!
Other funding opportunities