Voluntary Conservation Program grants

Category Description Funding amount When to apply Closing date
Voluntary Conservation Program
Guidelines - Terms and conditions(PDF, 301KB)
Funding for landholders within the Voluntary Conservation Program to complete environmental projects on their properties to protect and enhance native vegetation and wildlife habitat. Up to $2,500

1 September 2021

30 September 2021
Voluntary Conservation Program Second Round - Voluntary Conservation Agreements
Guidelines - Terms and conditions(PDF, 194KB)
Funding for landholders within the Voluntary Conservation Agreements to complete environmental projects on their properties to protect and enhance native vegetation and wildlife habitat. Up to $2,500 1 December 2020

5 January 2021

Who can apply

Grants are available for members of Council’s voluntary conservation programs including Voluntary conservation agreements, Land for Wildlife, and Backyards for Wildlife.

The second round of grants available during 2020/21 is only open to members of the Voluntary Conservation Agreement program.

The grants assist landholders to complete environmental projects on their properties which aim to protect and enhance native vegetation and wildlife habitat.

What funding is available

Grants are available up to a maximum of:

  • $2,500 per Voluntary conservation agreement property
  • $750 for a Land for wildlife
  • $500 for Backyards for wildlife

How to apply

Submissions for Voluntary Conservation Program members for the 2020/21 round of grant applications are now closed. Review the guidelines(PDF, 301KB) before applying. Project completion and all acquittals are required by 1 June 2021.

Submissions for the 2021/22 round of grant applications will open 1 September 2021 and will run to midnight on 30 September 2021.

Voluntary Conservation Program second round - Voluntary Conservation Agreements

Submissions for the second round of Voluntary Conservation Program grants for the 2020/21 period opened at 9:00 AM Tuesday 1 December 2020 and closed 11:59 PM Tuesday 5 January.

Please note this grant round is only open to members of the Voluntary Conservation Agreement program. Review the guidelines before applying. Project completion and all acquittals are required by 1 June 2021.

Grant assistance

If you have additional questions regarding the application process, the grant program or filling out the application form contact an Environment Officer - Conservation on (07) 3205 0555.

Contact Council

For more information, or before you commence your application, request to speak with an Environment Officer - Conservation on (07) 3205 0555.