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.

Northern and Yorke Grassroots Grants program

As part of the state government’s commitment to put community back at the heart of managing our state’s natural resources, a new $2 million Grassroots Grants program has been launched to help communities and landholders play a significant role in sustainably managing their region’s precious landscapes. Applications closed for this round of funding on 24 August 2020 and submitted applications are now being assessed.

When are applications open?

Mid July - 24 August 2020. Projects must be completed by 30 June 2021.

How much funding is available?

The funding pool available in the Northern and Yorke region is $170,770, with minimum grants of $1,000.

What kind of projects are eligible?

The Northern and Yorke Landscape Board expects to fund a range of projects across the region that address its priority areas, including:

  • Pest Plant and Animal Control
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Water Management
  • Biodiversity
  • Communities

Examples of activities that help to achieve resource sustainability and environmental benefits at the local level include:

  • Revegetation work
  • Trialling sustainable farm practices
  • Pest control
  • Monitoring and biological assessment
  • Water efficiency initiatives
  • Raising community awareness and participation in landscape management activities

Who can apply?

Applicants need to be an individual, volunteer, community organisation or other body working at the local level. You must be a legal entity or sponsored by a legal entity.

How do I apply?

Download and complete this application form. A fillable PDF version will be available soon.

For further details, download the Guidelines for Applicants.

For assistance with project submissions and further information, contact the Northern and Yorke Landscape Board office on (08) 8841 3400 or email


Other funding opportunities