Funders and sponsors


As well as support through Lake Macquarie City Council, Lake Macquarie Landcare also obtains funding and support through Government grants and sponsorship from businesses and community groups.

For currently available grant programs relevant to Landcare projects see our news page.

Government Support Grants have been obtained from the following federal and state programs to support Landcare projects in Lake Macquarie:

Australian Government

  • Volunteer Grants
  • National Landcare Program
  • Previous programs such as Envirofund, National Heritage Trust, Community Water Grants, Caring for our Country

NSW Government

  • Environmental Trust
  • Hunter Local Land Services
  • Community Building Partnerships
  • Weed control on Crown Lands and Habitat Action Grants

Corporate sponsors and community organisations

Recent and current programs have benefited from sponsorship from organisations including: 

  • 2NURFM Radio
  • Landcare Australia
  • Hunter Water
  • Delta Electricity
  • Origin Energy
  • Rotary Club of Chatswood Sunrise Inc. – GroTrees project