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Wimmera CMA

Street Address:
24 Darlot Street, Horsham, 3400
(enter via Gleed St)

Postal Address:
PO Box 479, Horsham, VIC, 3402
Phone: (03) 5382 1544
Fax: (03) 5382 6076
Office Hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 - 5:00pm
(excluding Public Holidays and Christmas - New Year Closure.  Office may also be closed for short periods Monday mornings)


Victorian Government Grants: Community & Volunteer Action grants

Mar 08, 2018
Community and Volunteer Action Grants

Funding of $2 million is available for the Biodiversity On-ground Action - 2018 Community & Volunteer Action grants. 

The 2018 Community & Volunteer Action grants; 

  • are offering funding for projects between $5,000 and $50,000,
  • include the option of single or multi-year projects and 
  • have a broad biodiversity focus.

Community groups and not-for-profit organisations primarily focused on environmental projects such as biodiversity conservation or habitat protection and restoration projects are encouraged to apply. 

Example groups include: 

  • Urban and rural Friends of, Landcare and Coastcare groups and networks
  • Environmental, naturalist groups or volunteer associations* Urban environment groups
  • not-for-profit conservation organisations
  • Conservation Management Networks
  • Public land committees of management
  • Traditional Owner groups and associations
  • Schools and educational groups
  • Youth and senior citizens clubs
  • Local service and recreational groups
  • Other types of groups may also be considered if they are proposing to work with volunteers to undertake local conservation projects that support biodiversity or threatened species.

Grant applications will be accepted until midnight Tuesday 3 April 2018.

For more information, including a link to the application form visit