Grants and funding

Financial assistance is often available to support landscape management activities across the Northern and Yorke region. This may be through community grants programs or through project-based incentives.

Grassroots Grants program

2021/22: NOW OPEN

Grassroots Grants put community at the heart of sustainably managing our region’s natural resources, including soil, water, biodiversity and pest plants and animals. 

Applications for the Northern and Yorke Landscape Board’s 2021/22 round of Grassroots Grants funding open at 9am, 30 April 2021 and close at 5pm on 11 June 2021. Local community groups, not-for-profit organisations and volunteers are invited to apply for a share in the $221,000 funding pool, with grants between $1,000 and $10,000 (+GST) available for on-ground activities such as weed control, revegetation, watercourse restoration, community education, erosion and pest management. 

Your best contact for the Grassroots Grants program is Liz Ninnes, Community Engagement Officer, via email or mobile 0458 144 562.

To help with the online application process:

Applications are submitted online via the SmartyGrants application portal. Apply now for a Northern and Yorke Grassroots Grant.


In 2020, 30 community groups, sporting clubs and non-profit organisations from the Northern and Yorke region were the successful recipients of $172,673 in the first round of Grassroots grant funding. View the grant recipients.

Bite-sized Grants program

Funding of between $200 and $1000 is available for community groups and not-for-profit organisations for small, short-term projects. Available all year round, applications are assessed and grants allocated monthly. The program is funded through the Northern and Yorke Landscape Board to deliver positive environmental and landscape management outcomes, such as garden development, weed control and revegetation projects. To apply, fill out the application form below and email to

Read the Bite-sized Grants Program Guidelines

Apply for a Bite-sized Grant 

Other funding opportunities