We've collated a small sample of grants that may be suitable for Landcare groups and their members.

Search for grants from Australian, Queensland and Local government  grants through their online portals.

Environmental Recovery from Tropical Cyclone Debbie

QMDC is helping to deliver funding to landholders whose properties were impacted by heavy rain or flooding generated by Tropical Cyclone Debbie between 28 March and 6 April 2017.

Click here, to find out more http://www.qmdc.org.au/what-we-do/environmental-recovery-tropical-cyclone-debbie.html

National Landcare Program | Smart Farms:

Applications now open for the first round.

We've created a draft webmap (click here).  To help identify national priorities for your local area.

 

Grant writing advice

Sam at Womat Creative has compiled a handy list and tips on her website. 

Check out the Grantseeker action list, informed by analysis of the Grants in Australia 2017 research report, an output of Our Community's Innovation Lab. The key actions were to:

  1. Start early; hit the deadline
  2. The work you do early on to make sure you tick all the boxes will save you time later
  3. Pick up the phone (build a relationship with grantmakers)
  4. Apply for more, get more
  5. Ask for help, attend some training
  6. Keep asking for feedback, Your good-natured advocacy will work
  7. If you're asked fro feedback, grasp the opportunity - be constructive
  8. Include an evaluation component in your budget - push to be paid to measure your result
  9. Brace for an online future.
  10. Read the report in detail, and benchmark yourself.

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Grants from QMDC

  • Dirty Gloves in Schools Grants We are offering schools in the Toowoomba region grants of up to $1,000 thanks to a QMDC ‘Dirty Gloves in Schools’ program sponsored by Total Tools.
  • CSG Net grants - apply for up to 75% of the cost of preparing and installing groundwater bore monitoring equipment.
  • Drought and flood recovery... this page will be updated during natural disasters.

Local Government:

Recurring / annual opportunities

Study or Research opportunities

 

Toowoomba Office

127b Campbell Street (corner of Campbell and Bellevue)

PO Box 6243 Toowoomba West QLD 4350

P (07) 4637 6200 F (07) 4632 8062 E info@qmdc.org.au


 

Upcoming Events

Livestock Nutrition and Feeding

21 December 2017

Are you getting ‘bang for your buck’ when it comes to feeding? Do you know your stock’s nutritional requirements? QMDC and Murilla Landcare invite you to a workshop to help you evaluate feed options…  + read more

QMDC offices close for Christmas and New Year

25 December 2017

Our team will take holidays for the Christmas and New Year period, returning to work on Tuesday, 2 January 2018.  Please email info@qmdc.org.au with any enquiries…  + read more

28th Vertebrate Pest Conference

26 February 2018

Registration is open for the 28th Vertebrate Pest Conference in Rohnert Park, California.  Visit the website here + read more