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Subject Areas: Biodiversity
Location: VIC
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

The Victorian Government Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning (DELWP) provides support to Landcare Australia’s Victorian operations to assist Landcare Australia in developing partnerships with non-government funding providers and building capacity for the Victorian Landcare community.

This support contributes to Landcare Australia’s success in providing funding to a diverse range of Landcare projects across the state as well as showcasing inspirational Victorian Landcare stories to a wide audience through various media and communications activities.

In 2022, for the fifth year, DELWP is funding the Victorian Junior Landcare and Biodiversity Grants Program.  The grants provide funding to Victorian primary and secondary schools, kindergartens, preschools, childcare centres, Scouts, Girl Guides and Junior Landcare groups for projects that involve and educate young people in valuing and actively caring for Victoria’s biodiversity and natural environment. Specialist schools and youth groups working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities are also encouraged to apply.

Applications are currently open for these grants, and close at 3pm on Tuesday, 9 August 2022.

Since the Victoria Junior Landcare and Biodiversity Grants program commenced, 461 projects have received $1.68 million in funding from DELWP.

Read case studies for some of these completed projects.