Rural grants

Seeking applications for Round 3 - ACT Rural Grants 2016/2017

ACT NRM, ACT Environment and Planning Directorate, is seeking grant applications from ACT rural landholders to undertake sustainable farming activities as part of the third round of the ACT Rural Grants Project.

Applications close on 27 October 2016.

The ACT Rural Grants project is supported by the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme.

Up to $150,000 will be available in Round 3 in 2016/17 and will support:

ACT Rural Grants Project

ACT Rural Grants Project

Applications are now open for a new ACT rural grants project that will support ACT rural landholders to adopt innovative sustainable farming practices, improve soil and pasture health, increase groundcover and prepare for drought, Director-General of the Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate, Dorte Ekelund, announced today.

“Over the next three years, the ACT Government will offer a total of $450,000 worth of grants through the ‘ACT Rural Landholders Taking the Next Step’ project,” Ms Ekelund said.