Nature Fund VIC

Funding is available for organisations undertaking projects that benefit biodiversity in Victoria.
Closes in 39 days

Closing date: Monday 6 November 2023 Mon 6 Nov 2023

What do you get?

A minimum matched funding of $20,000.

Who is this for?

Organisations undertaking projects that benefit biodiversity in Victoria.


Expressions of interest are open for the Nature Fund. The purpose of the Nature Fund is to drive non-government investment into projects that benefit biodiversity by:

  • improving habitat (preferred) or
  • benefiting threatened and/or culturally significant species.

Matched funding is available for eligible projects on land of any tenure in Victoria.

Check if you can apply

The following organisations can apply for funding:

  • not for profit organisations
  • government agencies
  • private sector businesses and agencies
  • educational institutions
  • local government authorities
  • Incorporated Victorian Traditional Owner organisations or Aboriginal organisations.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be delivering a project in Victoria
  • be incorporated or a statutory entity with adequate financial systems in place to receive, manage and acquit government funding
  • have appropriate risk identification and management systems
  • have appropriate governance systems
  • have public liability insurance of at least $10 million and personal accident insurance.

Eligible projects are those that:

  • secure matched co-funding from non-government sources
  • deliver benefits for Victorian biodiversity
  • engage traditional owners.

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