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Environment Restoration Fund - Safe Havens Grants


The Environment Restoration Fund - Safe Havens grant opportunity supports the creation of new or expanded safe havens for priority threatened mammals and other threatened species.

Open
Close date: 11 Jan 2021 05:00 PM AEDT.

What do you get?

Grants from $500,000 up to $1.8 million covering up to 100% of eligible project expenditure.

Who is this for?

Organisations identified in the grant opportunity guidelines

Overview


This grant opportunity is part of an election commitment announced in May 2019 under the Environment Restoration Fund to support the creation of safe havens for threatened species.

Safe havens are areas where invasive predators such as feral cats and foxes, have been permanently removed from fenced areas and islands to provide long term protection for native wildlife.

The objective of this program is to reduce extinction risk to nationally listed threatened species through strategic expansion of the safe haven network.

The maximum grant is $1.8 million.

The grant amount will be up to 100% of eligible project expenditure.

You must complete your project by 31 May 2023.

Eligibility


To be eligible you must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN)

and be one of the following entities:

  • an entity incorporated in Australia
  • a co-operative
  • a regional National Resource Management (NRM) organisation
  • an Indigenous not-for-profit corporation
  • an Australian local government agency or body
  • an Australian State/Territory Government agency or body
  • an incorporated trustee may apply on behalf of a trust

Joint applications are acceptable, provided you have a lead organisation who is the main driver of the project and is eligible to apply.

Applying


How do you apply?

You should read the grant opportunity guidelines and sample grant agreement before you apply.

To apply, you must submit your application through the online portal. You’ll need to set up an account when you first log into the portal. The portal allows you to apply for and manage a grant or service in a secure online environment.

Apply now for Environment Restoration Fund - Safe Havens Grant

Before you apply, make sure you:

  • read the guidelines
  • sample agreement
  • sample application form

Need help?

  • Contact us for help with your application or to find out more.

  • Monday – Friday, 8am – 8pm across Australia

Key documents


Grant opportunity guidelines

Sample grant agreement

Sample application form

CEO or Board letter template

Mapping tool user guide