The State Government has announced individual grants of up to $100,000 are now available under the Government’s Community Sustainability Action – Protecting Queensland’s Threatened Species funding scheme.
This funding will go towards community-based projects that help directly protect threatened species, including improving habitat, installing fences or undertaking population surveys.
This is the third round of the Community Sustainability Action grants, which have so far seen $3.7 million allocated to 157 environmental conservation projects.
The threatened species protection grants are part of the $18 million Community Sustainability Action grant program, funded over six years and supporting heritage, environment and conservation projects.
Full guidelines on eligible applicants and projects under the Threatened Species Grants scheme are available on the Department of Environment and Science’s website at:
Applications close in early July.
[QLD Government media release]