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If you are a small community organisation not-for-profit with a revenue under $1M you may be interested in our GEM Local grants calendar. Click here for details.

  --- Within this screen, you can view the Grant details and also click through to the profile of the Funder who is offering this grant by clicking the name of the name of the Funder.

Communities Environment Program View Grant Back

$10,001 - $20,000

$2,500 - $20,000

Up to 12 months

$100,001 - $250,000

$150,000 per federal electorate.




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May cofund / Not specified

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Indigenous Corporation, Nonprofit legal entity (inc. assn, company, coop. or trust), School, P&C Assn or P&F Assn, Local government

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To fund a wide range of on-ground projects that conserve, protect and sustainably manage our environment. Each federal electorate can receive up to $150,000 in grant funding for small-scale, community-led projects, that focus on environmental priorities such as: waste and litter reduction; protecting native animals, including our threatened species; addressing weeds and pest animals; restoring and improving coasts, wetlands, riverbanks and waterways; greening parks and urban areas.

Community clubs (including Lions clubs, rotary clubs, sports clubs); not-for-profit organisations such as Indigenous organisations, Landcare groups (including bushcare, coastcare, ‘friends of’ groups); schools; other community and conservation groups; local governments.

Individuals and state or territory government departments.

Applicants must be invited to apply by their Federal MP. For full details see: https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/communities-environment-program

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This is a new program.

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