State Natural Resource Management Program

Supporting natural resource management (NRM) in Western Australia

Community Stewardship Grants

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These grants support community-based projects that serve to protect and restore the local environment.

Community Collaboration Grants

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Community Collaboration Grants are available for community-based projects that help maintain or build the capability of NRM collaborative community groups across the State.

Community Collaboration Grants:

  • focus on a specific target.
  • There are many areas of focus within NRM including:
    •  regenerative agriculture
    •  biodiversity conservation
    • biosecurity and invasive species management
    • management plan development for more effective implementation of future works
  • show collaboration between three or more groups
  • be valued up to $500,000
  • have a duration of up to 36 months
  • Community collaboration grants may include on ground works, community capacity building or a combination of both.
  • There is $1 million available for this round.
  • The following Community Collaboration Grant Guidelines are essential reading for all applicants to this year’s grant round.

Apply for a Community Collaboration Grant 

NRM investment priorities

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The WA Government’s investment in Natural Resource Management (NRM) is guided by the WA Natural Resource Management Framework.

The Framework recognises the value of partnerships in protecting and managing WA’s natural resources and outlines six priorities for coordinated NRM in WA:

  1. sustainable management of land resources
  2. maintain and enhance water assets
  3. protect and enhance the marine and coastal environment
  4. conserve and recover biodiversity
  5. enhance skills, capability and engagement
  6. deliver high-quality planning that leads to effective action.

Western Australian Natural Resource Framework (2018)

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Contact the State NRM Team

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State NRM Program

Level 2, 140 William street
Perth WA 6000

Phone: (08) 6552 2158

Page reviewed 4 February 2021