Reef Coastal Restoration Program

Grants to restore and rehabilitate Great Barrier Reef coastal ecosystems.

This grant is currently closed to applications

What do you get?

A grant of up to $2 million, to cover up to 100% of eligible expenditure.

Who is this for?

Eligible organisations, businesses and government bodies.


The Reef Coastal Restoration Program aims to fund projects that:

  • rehabilitate and/or restore degraded or previously destroyed Reef coastal habitats/ecosystems by implementing on-ground ecosystem rehabilitation and/or restoration activities
  • encourage greater community participation and partnerships, including involvement with First Nations peoples
  • improve the health and resilience of Reef coastal habitats/ecosystems, accelerating progress towards meeting water quality targets, while aligning to the objectives of the Reef 2050 Plan, Work Area 5 (protect, rehabilitate and restore).


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Key documents

Grant opportunity guidelines

pdf · 0.42 MB docx · 0.27 MB

Sample application form

pdf · 0.43 MB docx · 0.24 MB

Sample grant agreement

pdf · 0.56 MB docx · 0.15 MB

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