Protecting our Places grants
Call for applications
The Protecting our Places program closed to applications on 31 May 2013. The Trust is currently working with 15 recommended applicants and expects to announce successful projects in February 2014.
The next round of Protecting our Places grants is expected to open to applications in March 2014.
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.
The objectives of the Protecting our Places Program are:
- to restore or rehabilitate Aboriginal land or land that is culturally significant to Aboriginal people
- 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. Ten grants were approved totalling $321,141. A list of successful projects is available on the 2012 Protecting our Places grant summaries page.
Due to unallocated funds in Round 1, a second round of Protecting our Places was opened to Local Aboriginal Land Councils. Two grants were awarded totalling $100,000. 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: 29 November 2013