Hunter LLS Community Small Grants and Education Scholarships

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Hunter Local Land Services will be delivering a program for community groups, networks or associations and individuals in building knowledge, skills and participation in land management practices. We encourage landcare groups, schools, industry associations, farmer networks, pest animal networks, aboriginal organisations or other Natural Resource Management or agricultural community organisations to apply.

The Community Small Grants program aims to achieve:

  • increased skills and knowledge of participants to assist with local networking, educational activities and land management and restoration events: and
  • increased community participation within local networks, educational activities and land management and restoration events.

Maximum $2000 per Community Small Grant.

The Education Scholarships program aims to provide opportunities for individuals aged 18 and over to build skills and knowledge in land management practices through informal or formal training opportunities, in particular individuals who are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders, individuals who are developing Agricultural careers or involved in Industry groups or agricultural networks, or are active Landcare Network/Group members.

Training can include, but is not limited to, conferences, formal training such as TAFE short courses, and other informal training or networking or mentoring opportunities. Scholarships can be considered for more than one individual (such as a small group) within one application.

Maximum $1000 per education scholarship.

Applications can be submitted at any time and there will be approximately $30,000 available each year for this program, with nominal allocations to the Upper Hunter, Lower Hunter and Manning Great Lakes districts.
Please note when funds are exhausted each financial year, applications will defer to the next financial year.
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