Restoring landscapes across the Mount Alexander Region

Government Grants

LOCAL

Strengthening our Communities Grants Scheme (Environment & Sustainability category).

  • Administered by the Mount Alexander Shire Council.
  • Normally open in September/October each year.
  • Usually grants of up to $3000 are available in the Sustainability & Environment category.
  • Visit the Mount Alexander Shire Council website for more info.

STATE

Victorian Landcare Grants.

  • Administered in our region by the North Central Catchment Management Authority.
  • Normally open towards the end of the year.
  • Usually project grants of up to $20,000 available and group maintenance grants of $1000.
  • Visit the Victorian Landcare Grants page for more information

FEDERAL

The Green Army (now closed)

  • The government opens a round of applications for Green Army projects each year.
  • Groups can submit a Green Army project proposal for on-ground actions such as weed control. They are assessed on a competitive basis.
  • Visit http://www.environment.gov.au/land/green-army

20 Million Trees (now closed)

  • The 20 Million Trees programme aims to support community groups to plant 20 million trees and associated understory plants by 2020.
  • Round one of the programme was opened in October 2014.
  • Visit http://www.nrm.gov.au/national/20-million-trees