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. 

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

Murray-Darling Native Fish Forum

23 August 2017

You are invited to attend the 2017 Murray-Darling Basin Native Fish Forum, on Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th August 2017 at the National Convention Centre, Canberra The theme of this year's forum is Fish, Flows, Habitat…  + read more

Tree planting - St Mary's School Goondiwindi

15 September 2017

A mass tree planting by St Mary’s School students and Goondiwindi Regional Council (GRC) as part of a lesson on the importance of creating native habitat in town areas. QMDC’s guest speakers will lead a discussion…  + read more

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

19 September 2017

Ahoy! If you need a little help with the lingo while cursing ... oops, complimenting ... your friends and colleagues today ... read more here: http://talklikeapirate.com/wordpress/how-to/for-further-study/.  + read more