Grants available

The following grant programs are currently open, which may be relevant to Landcare projects:

Environmental Restoration and Rehabilitation Grants

Grants of up to $200,000 for projects that achieve long-term outcomes for the NSW environment. For further information visit

This program is currently open for applications under the 2022–23 round, closing 5 pm Monday 10 October 2022.


HLLS Community Small Grants Program 2021-2024

Hunter Local Land Services will be delivering a program for community groups, networks or associations and individuals in building knowledge, skills and participation in land management practices. We encourage landcare groups, schools, industry associations, farmer networks, pest animal networks, aboriginal organisations or other Natural Resource Management or agricultural community organisations to apply. The Community Small Grants program aims to achieve:

  • increased skills and knowledge of participants to assist with local networking, educational activities and land management and restoration events: and
  • increased community participation within local networks, educational activities and land management and restoration events.

Maximum $2000 per Community Small Grant. Applications can be submitted at any time. Further details at:


If your Landcare group would like any assistance applying for grants for Landcare works please contact Kate Meares at the Landcare Resource Centre on 4921 0392 or . Remember all grants applied for under the Lake Macquarie Landcare Volunteer Network require approval from the LMLVN Committee and the Landholder – see Grants and Funding for more information and resources.