Creating the next generation of environmental leaders with you
Our partners help us provide children with an opportunity to become Aware of environmental issues particularly around the themes of biodiversity, food production, waste management, and indigenous perspectives; to be Empowered to take meaningful action for the environment; and to be Active in their local environment and local community.
Support from our partners enables us to offer thousands of grants to Australian schools, early learning centres and youth organisations.
Funding and in-kind support also helps us deliver other initiatives like funding for environmental sustainability projects, educational resources and Junior Landcare challenges.
For more information about partnering with Junior Landcare, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your support makes an impact in local communities.
Benefits of partnering with Junior Landcare.
Thank you to our current Junior Landcare partners.
Your support makes an impact in local communities across Australia
Funding for Junior Landcare Grants
PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS, EARLY LEARNING CENTRES, AND YOUTH GROUPS
AUSTRALIA CHILDREN PARTICIPATING IN JUNIOR LANDCARE PROJECTS
Benefits of partnering with Junior Landcare
Junior Landcare is a national program
Our reach and diversity mean we can deliver projects in almost any location in Australia.
We regularly connect with over 12,000 schools, early childhood centres and youth groups across the country via our website and newsletter. We also share our news and activities with the Landcare community across Australia. We have delivered Junior Landcare grants for over 25 years, and have the expertise and experience in developing quality, hands-on grants programs. Learning activities we develop are in line with the Australian Curriculum and the Early Years Learning Framework.
Grow Your Business
Demonstrate your company’s commitment to future generations by supporting a program that is committed to education and local communities.
A Junior Landcare partnership offers positive brand positioning to target your preferred audiences(s). This may include preschools, primary or high schools, families, students, teachers, youth groups, Landcare groups and environmental community groups.
With marketing and public relations campaigns, a partnership with Junior Landcare helps your organisation build stronger connections between your business, local schools and youth groups as well as community Landcare groups. Demonstrate your company’s commitment to these UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): 3. Good Health and Wellbeing, 6. Clean Water & Sanitation 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities, 13. Climate Action, 15. Life on the Land, 17. Partnerships to Achieve the Goals.
Environment, education, community wellbeing and resilience
The Junior Landcare program provides multiple benefits for all young Australians. Junior Landcare:
- Encourages children to get their hands dirty and play an active role in creating a sustainable future
- Helps children to develop skills, share knowledge and create experiences that foster connections with place and community
- Supports children to share the responsibilities of working on a project together, for example – caring for vegetable gardens with planting, watering and ensuring plant survival
- Brings together students, teachers, parents, members of local Landcare groups and and Traditional Owners to work together
- Actively increases physical and mental health of participants of all ages through promotion of physical activity in an outdoor environment as well as empowering young people to take an active role in something meaningful.
Junior Landcare program themes
Partners may choose to fund grants or educational initiatives with a focus on one or all of the below:
- Sustainable Food Production: learning about plant lifecycles; understanding where our food comes from; creating vegetable, herb and bush tucker gardens
- Biodiversity: learning about local ecosystems including plants, animals and soil; creating habitat for local plants and animals by planting local species, installing nest boxes or creating a fog bog, planting trees and shrubs and managing weeds
- Indigenous Perspectives: learning about Indigenous seasons; traditional land management techniques and cultural heritage
- Recycling and Improving Waste Management Practices: learning how to set up and manage compost systems and worm farms; or implementing the 4 R’s (Refusing, Reducing, Reusing, Recycling).
We Meet Your Needs
A valued partnership that meets your organisational needs
We tailor our partnerships to align with an organisation’s business objectives including corporate social responsibility, sustainability and/or community support goals that are within your budget and reach your target markets.
A Landcare Australia partnership manager will work directly with you to support your key goals, and develop a mutually beneficial partnership plan that includes implementation and reporting. Our professional team develop innovative campaigns that will maximise your partnership outcomes. They include environmental project managers, grant delivery coordinators, and marketing and communications specialists. We will work with you to ensure your partnership with Junior Landcare will be impactful, provide tangible business benefits and will be communicated effectively to your target audience.
Other partnership opportunities
Junior Landcare is a major program offered through Landcare Australia. We have a range of partnership opportunities as part of our Coastcare and overall Landcare Australia brands. Partnership opportunities include revegetation projects, sustainable agriculture projects and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community environmental projects. We also provide Cause Related Marketing opportunities with our brands. Your organisation can engage your staff by getting involved in the Workplace Giving and Corporate Environmental Volunteering/Employee Engagement.
Thank you to our partners
Woolworths supports the Junior Landcare Learning Centre and the national Woolworths Junior Landcare Grants program providing funding to inspire the next generation of environmental champions.
Bushmans Junior Landcare grants increase awareness about rainwater harvesting and support children to play an active role in creating a sustainable future.
The Victorian Government funds the Victorian Junior Landcare and Biodiversity Grants open to Victorian schools, Scouts and other youth groups.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation funds Junior Landcare Grants at schools that neighbour some of its freight rail network.