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 community grants are now open! 

The closing date for community grant applications is 31 March 2017 at 5pm.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by 28 April 2017.

Find out more about the application process:

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