NRM Connecting Communities Grants 2017–18

The 2017-18 NRM Connecting Communities grant round has CLOSED

A call for applications for the 2017-18 round was made on 1 March 2017 and applications closed on 30 March 2017.

What are the NRM Connecting Communities Grants?

The NRM Connecting Communities Grants aim to increase community skills, knowledge and participation to promote the sustainable management of natural resources in the South Australian Murray-Darling Basin (SAMDB). The Grants cover the range of priority NRM issues within the SAMDB region and seek to engage and build the capacity of a broad cross-section of local groups and individuals including community groups, farmers, volunteers, industry groups, Aboriginal people, schools and youth.

2017-18 Successful Projects

Below is the list of successful 2017-18 Connecting Communities Grants applicants:

Applicant Project
Partners in Grain SA Increasing Agri-women's involvement in sustainable ag
Mid Murray Landcare Supporting Communities and groups in managing natural resources sustainably
Riverland West Landcare Support.Connect.Achieve: People working together in the Riverland West area
Barossa Improved Grazing Group Improving community skills, knowledge and engagement in sustainable farming practices
Coorong District Local Action Planning Supporting the Coorong Community to build environmental and land management knowledge
Renmark Paringa Council Connecting with Renmark to the Border Community in a natural resource management capacity
Riverland West Landcare Riverland Innovation Trail
Murray Mallee Local Action Planning Increasing capacity and engagement of the community for the delivery of landscape scale NRM
Zoos SA Habitat walk at the Native Fauna Conservation Complex, Monarto Zoo
Goolwa to Wellington Local Action Planning Sustainable Living Mt Barker – a Community Based Social Marketing (CBSM) project.
Eastern Hills and Murray Plains Catchment Group Connecting Communities in the Lower Murray
Eastern Hills and Murray Plains Catchment Group Connecting Communities in the Central Ranges and Lower Murray Plains
Goolwa to Wellington Local Action Planning Supporting Citizen Science in the GWLAP area
Berri Barmera Landcare Connecting communities in Berri Barmera and beyond

Aus Wildlife Conservancy

Yookamurra Sanctuary: improving capacity to engage

Burra Community Management Committee Part Time Project Manager - Burra Creek Revegetation
Goolwa to Wellington Local Action Planning Connecting Communities in the GWLAP Area
Loxton District Landcare Connecting Riverland Community and NRM, with a focus on the Loxton District
Goolwa to Wellington Local Action Planning Community Engagement through the Strathalbyn NRC
Mt Pleasant NRC Management of the Mount Pleasant NRC Inc
Goolwa to Wellington Local Action Planning Our Place – Connecting schools and community groups
Riverland West Landcare Connecting schools, places and community in the RWL area – ‘My Backyard’
Murray Mallee Local Action Planning Community monitoring for reg biodiversity outcomes

Funding partners

This project is supported by the SA Murray-Darling Basin Natural Resources Management Board, through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme and the NRM Levies.

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