Protecting our Places grants
2013 call for applications
The Trust is calling for applications to the Protecting our Places program. Applications open on 16 March 2013 and close on 31 May 2013.
Aim of the program
The aim of the program is to protect land that is culturally significant to Aboriginal people and to support education projects about the environment and its importance in Aboriginal life.
Workshops will be held between February and March 2013. Workshop sessions and details are available on the Environmental Trust Workshops page.
The objectives of the Protecting our Places Program are:
- to restore or rehabilitate Aboriginal land or land that is culturally significant to Aboriginal people and;
- to educate Aboriginal and other communities about the local environment and the value Aboriginal communities place on their natural environment.
Grants awarded in 2012
A total of $500,000 was offered under the Protecting our Places program in 2012. Fewer than the usual number of applications were received this year and the Trust did not allocate the full $500,000 available. 10 grants were approved totalling $321,141. A list of successful projects is available on the 2012 Protecting our Places grant summaries page.
Guidelines and Application form 2013
The documentation below is for information only and will be updated at the next call for applications
Further information sources
The information on this page may be helpful in preparing a Protecting our Places program project application.
Grants awarded in previous years
For information on previous grants awarded please select the relevant program from the side navigation menu.
For more information on the Protecting our Places program you can also contact the Trust's Aboriginal Programs Officer on (02) 8837 6399.
NSW Environmental Trust
PO Box 644, PARRAMATTA NSW 2124
Phone: (02) 8837 6093
Page last updated: 18 March 2013