Applications for the 2021–22 round are open from 9am, 30 August 2021 to 3pm, 11 October 2021.
To assist community and government organisations to contribute to the ongoing sustainable management and stewardship of significant environmental assets and services in New South Wales.
Applications to the 2021–22 Environmental Restoration and Rehabilitation program were required to address at a practical level, how their project will contribute to the delivery of either one or both of the following 2 immediate funding priorities from the NSW Environmental Trust Strategic Plan 2020–24:
- supporting threatened species recovery
- addressing climate change impacts on the natural environment – both mitigation and adaptation.
Please see the NSW Environmental Trust Strategic Plan 2020–24 for further information about the new priorities.
Two funding streams were available for Environmental Restoration and Rehabilitation projects in 2021–22.
|Funding stream||Total annual allocation for the 2021–22 round||Funding amount per project||Project timeframe|
|Stream 1 – New applicants||$1,000,000||up to $115,000||2–3 years|
|Stream 2 – Experienced applicants||$3,000,000||Up to $170,000||3–4 years|
Who can apply?
- community groups and organisations
- incorporated associations
- non-profit organisations
- non-commercial cooperatives
- local councils
- state government agencies and entities.