Natural Environment Grants


Applications are now closed and will re-open for the months of March and September

Grants of up to $5,000 are available for this program.  Applicants must contribute a minimum of 50% (cash or in-kind) towards the total project cost.  

About this grant

Surf Coast Shire Council is committed to working with our community and other land managers to protect and enhance local biodiversity.

The Natural Environment Grants fund projects that:

  • protect and enhance biodiversity, in particular threatened flora and fauna;
  • support effective and collaborative pest plant and animal management (in accordance with Council’s Pest Plant and Animal Management Strategy 2020 - 2023);
  • build and strengthen partnerships to protect biodiversity and manage pest plants and animals; and/or
  • improve community understanding of local biodiversity and how to protect it.

Other information  

Before applying:

1. Read the Natural Environment Grant Guidelines(PDF, 370KB) and check your eligibility.

2. Call our Grants Team on 5261 0600 to discuss your idea and ask any questions.