Blue Carbon Ecosystem Restoration Grants
The Blue Carbon Ecosystem Restoration Grants will run over 4 years from 2021–22 to 2024–25. These grants are a core component of the broader Blue Carbon Conservation, Restoration and Accounting Program.
The grants will fund on-ground implementation of at least 4 blue carbon ecosystem restoration projects in Australia. The projects will be chosen to represent a variety of blue carbon ecosystem types and socio-economic settings and serve as demonstration of the outcomes achievable for climate, biodiversity and livelihoods. Applications close 15 February 2022 - 9:00pm AEDT
FRDC Call for Applications
The Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC) is calling for applications that address research, development & extension (RD&E) priorities nominated by the FRDC’s stakeholders. Applications via FishNet must be finalised by 14 February 2022 (unless otherwise stipulated).
Call for Abstracts 2022 National Landcare Conference
The call abstracts campaign is now open for the 2022 National Landcare Conference and will close on February 27, 2022. The theme is “The Power of Landcare | Shaping Our Future” which affirms the importance of looking to the future when addressing the issues and opportunities open to Landcare.
2022 AgUP Program Grants
The AgUP grant program provides grants to co-fund industry-led (agriculture, fisheries and forestry) initiatives aimed at supporting jobs and retaining the Australian workforce by building skills, establishing and enhancing career progression pathways and mentoring opportunities.
The grants will support initiatives that encourage the development of innovative approaches to career progression and support the retention and sustainability of the agriculture, fisheries and forestry sector workforce. Applications close 20th January 2022.
Future Drought Fund Grants
The Australian Government is inviting applications via an open process to apply for the Future Drought Fund: Drought Resilient Soils and Landscapes Grants Program. The Future Drought Fund (the Fund) provides a sustainable source of funding to help Australian farmers and agricultural-dependent communities and businesses become more prepared for and resilient to the impacts of drought.
From July 2020, $100 million is available each year from the Fund to invest in drought resilience programs. Applications close 11 January 2022.
Strengthening Rural Communities Program
Grants are available for a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and assessed quarterly.
This round, grants up to $10,000 are available through the Small & Vital Stream, and grants up to $25,000 are available through the Bushfire Recovery Stream.
Marine NRM Coastal Directory
The Marine NRM Coastal Directory is designed to connect people and skill sets reducing silos between disciplines. This free register, publicly available on the OceanWatch website, is an easy way to engage new colleagues and extend your network, helping to fuel the growth of Australia's blue-green innovations. Key information on Researchers, Natural Resource Management Agents, and Suppliers working in the marine environment, are now accessible in one place.
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