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Bushfire Recovery for Wildlife and Habitat Community Grants Program
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The objectives of this grant opportunity are to encourage recovery efforts in areas affected by the 2019-20 bushfires by:
- supporting recovery of native flora and fauna
- involving local communities, community groups and Traditional Owners, in delivering bushfire recovery activities for native flora and fauna.
The program is confined to bushfire-affected areas within the eastern and southern part of Australia affected by the 2019-20 bushfires, or adjacent to an affected area.
There is $10 million available for this grant opportunity.
The minimum grant is $5,000 and the maximum grant is $150,000.
You must complete your project by 1 April 2022.
To be eligible you must have an Australian business number (ABN) and be one of the following entities:
- an incorporated and not-for-profit organisation including but not limited to
- community associations including community and environment groups
- non-distributing co-operatives
- companies limited by guarantee
- Traditional Owners, Indigenous Organisations or an Indigenous Enterprise, evidenced through providing an Indigenous Corporations Number (ICN). If you don’t have an ICN, you may provide a statutory declaration stating that your organisation is at least 51 per cent owned or controlled by Indigenous persons
- an incorporated trustee on behalf of a trust
- a Regional Land Partnerships service provider acting as a project lead in a joint application to enable an individual, partnership or community group to undertake their project (see section 7.2 of the grant opportunity guidelines)
- a local governing body as defined by the Local Government (Financial Assistance) Act 1995
Joint applications are acceptable, provided you have a lead organisation who is the main driver of the project and is eligible to apply.
You are not eligible to apply if you are:
- an unincorporated association
- a university (a publicly funded research organisation [PFRO] as defined in section 14 of the grant opportunity guidelines)
- a school
- an individual
- a partnership
- a trust (however, an incorporated trustee may apply on behalf of a trust)
- a non-corporate Commonwealth entity
- an Australian State/Territory Government agency or body (unless a Regional Land Partnerships service provider acting as a project lead in a joint application as per section 4.1 of the grant opportunity guidelines)
To apply, go to http://www.business.gov.au/BRWHC
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