Future Drought Fund: Natural Resource Management Drought Resilience Program


This program provides organisations, farmer groups and individuals with funding to help them undertake experimentation in NRM practices to prepare for and respond to, future droughts and climate change.

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What do you get?

Funding of between $20,000 and $50,000 for smaller projects.

Funding of between $50,001 and $200,000 for larger projects.  

Who is this for?

Organisations, farmer groups and farm businesses.

Overview

The following project activities are eligible:

  • increasing capacity, sharing knowledge and promoting strategies on NRM skills and techniques (such as managing groundcover, soil health and structure, water, biodiversity etc.) with a focus on delivering drought resilience
  • implementing and/or showcasing successful NRM methods that improve land management to deliver drought resilience in agricultural landscapes
  • establishing demonstrations or sites that enable experimentation and/or implementation of new practices (for example, introduction of new practices related to rotational grazing, regenerative agriculture(crops or livestock), weed and feral pest management actions) that support transformational change in the management of land to deliver drought resilience in agricultural landscapes

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • have an account with an Australian financial institution
  • if an individual, be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident of Australia

Eligibility criteria also apply to the proposed project to be undertaken.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Future Drought Fund: Natural Resource Management Drought Resilience Program.