Environment Restoration Fund – Threatened Species Strategy Action Plan – Priority Species Grants

This grant program provides funding to undertake activities that will protect, enhance, rehabilitate, recover and/or restore priority species and their habitats.


Closes in 3 days

Closing date: 13 Dec 2021 05:00 PM AEDT

What do you get?

$50,000 to $250,000 covering up to 100% of eligible project expenditure.

Who is this for?

Organisations with on-ground activities that assist efforts to improve the trajectories of priority species.


The program reflects the Government’s efforts to protect and restore Australia’s threatened species through the Threatened Species Strategy‘s first Action Plan 2021 – 2026.

The objective of this program is to assist efforts to improve the trajectories of priority species which are identified in the grant opportunity guidelines.

You must complete your project by 31 March 2023.


You can apply if you meet the eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria are a set of rules that describe who we can consider for this grant. You can apply if you:

  • are an eligible entity
  • have an eligible activity
  • have eligible expenditure.


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 Threatened Species Strategy Action Plan – Priority Species

Before you apply, make sure you:

  • read the guidelines
  • read the sample agreement
  • read the sample application form.

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Key documents

Grant opportunity guidelines

Sample application form

Sample grant agreement

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