Community Group Grants

Our Community Group Grants provide funding to local community groups to protect and restore natural connections in the K2W Link. 

Funding to restore natural connections

In 2016 we are offering $100,000 to local community groups (including groups of individual landholders) to protect and restore natural connections in priority areas of the K2W Link. There are a suite of options for you to get involved.

Projects eligible for grants of up to $15,000 through the program are (projects must be completed by 31 March 2017):

  • Glideways and Flyways habitat restoration – Support for community groups wanting to enhance habitat and improve connectivity for gliders and migratory species across the K2W Link.
  • Community workshops to encourage involvement in conservation projects – run workshops and other activities that encourage wider uptake and interest in conservation agreements.
  • Monitor habitat and connectivity outcomes – undertake training and/or host local volunteer efforts to record and track key connectivity and habitat condition measures across their district.
  • Cultural Connections – promote understanding and awareness of Aboriginal cultural philosophy, knowledge and land management practices through events, activities and/or products.

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View the application form

Getting Involved

Step 1 Complete and return the Application Form by Friday, 29 January, 2016.

Step 2 – All proposals must be valued under $15,000, and will be assessed and ranked against the eligibility criteria.

Step 3 – Successful applicants will be contacted in February 2016 to discuss your proposal in more detail and help you develop a plan for your project.

Step 4 – All applicants will be notified of the outcomes of proposals by March 2016.

Successful projects (including project reporting) must be completed by 31 March 2017.

The form should be returned to:

Attention: K2W Community Group Grants 2016

c/o Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife
GPO Box 2666

or email:

For more information, contact Mary Bonet on 0459 352 892 or at


Plant a tree

Help to create habitat for a glider by planting a tree on your property. Contact your Local Land Services office to find out which species are suitable for your area and which nurseries sell them.

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Be part of the solution

Everyone has something to contribute, from participating
in one of our citizen science projects, to protecting habitat on your farm.

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