Category: Grants and Funding

Productivity Commission Natural Disaster Funding Inquiry Report

Productivity Commission Natural Disaster Funding Inquiry Report

This Inquiry Report looks at the efficacy of current national natural disaster funding arrangements, taking into account the priority of effective natural disaster mitigation and the reduction in the impact of disasters on communities.

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Green Army Round 3 applications open and Round 2 projects announced

Green Army

Applications are now open for Round 3 of the Green Army Program, and close on 17 March 2015. Community organisations, environment groups, Indigenous organisations, local councils and others are encouraged to apply for projects in their region. The approved projects

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Input sought into Gold Standard Sustainable Cities Program framework

The Gold Standard

The Gold Standard Foundation “Reward for Results” approach has channelled significant investment into 1000 low carbon development projects. By 6 February 2015, input is sought into the framework for the Gold Standard Sustainable Cities Program, through which cities can develop,

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Australian Government announces organisations to lead biodiversity and climate science hubs

National Environmental Science Program

The successful organisations to lead the six research hubs under the $142.5 million National Environmental Science Program have been announced.

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NSW Saving Our Species Partnership Grants Program

The NSW Saving Our Species Partnership Grants Program encourages partnerships between government, the community, non-government organisations and corporations to protect and conserve the most vulnerable plants and animals. The call for applications is now open, and Expressions of Interest close

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20 Million Trees Program

Through the 20 Million Trees Program, the Australian Government will work with the community to plant 20 million trees by 2020, to re-establish green corridors and urban forests. A Request for Information on the national service provider component is now

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CORENA – Citizens Own Renewable Energy Network Australia Inc.

CORENA┬áis a not-for-profit funding mechanism set up by and for citizens who want to ‘do something’ about climate change. It enables the public to chip in to collectively fund practical renewable energy projects. CORENA gives interest-free loans to community organisations

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Call for Green Army Projects and Service Providers

The Australian Government is seeking applications from community organisations for potential Green Army Projects. Projects involve teams of 10 engaged for a period of 20-26 weeks to deliver a suite of activities that support community environmental and heritage conservation outcomes

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Australian Government Emissions Reduction Fund White Paper

The Australian Government released the Emissions Reduction Fund White Paper. The Emissions Reduction Fund is the centrepiece of the Australian Government’s Direct Action Plan for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and will provide incentives for emissions reduction activities across the Australian

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