Funding Opportunities

Caring for our Country Funding

Caring for our Country is the way the Australian Government funds environmental management of our natural resources. Caring for our Country supports communities, farmers and other land managers protect Australia’s natural environment and sustainably produce food and fibre.

The goal of Caring for our Country is to achieve an environment that is healthier, better protected, well managed, resilient, and provides essential ecosystem services in a changing climate.

For more information visit the Caring for Our Country website


This website helps you find funding available under a variety of grant programs in a number of fields for individuals, businesses and communities to help you to develop solutions to local, regional and national problems, fund ideas and initiatives or provide assistance in times of hardship.

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Community Grants & Funding

This website lists a number of grants now open with closing dates announced

Easy Grants Newsletter

If you would like a more comprehensive resource providing information about obtaining funding then subscribe to the EasyGrants Newsletter – the newsletter provides a monthly guide for all grants available in NSW and their closing dates. Its costs $55 per year for non-profit organisations.

Community Builders

You can also try Community Builders which is a free, government website listing ALL funding, environmental and other. It has some great pages including the Closing Soon section. Most of the websites that host Grant Application Forms also provide a guideline to applying for the funding.

Our Community

Our Community is a world-leading social enterprise that provides advice and tools for Australia’s 600,000 community groups and schools, and practical linkages between the community sector and the general public, business and government. Our Community links groups with resources such as training and grant writing assistance. For more information visit the website.

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