Rainforest Aboriginal Grants


Terrain NRM and the Wet Tropics Management Authority (WTMA) are helping Rainforest Aboriginal people and their organisations to develop and implement small to medium sized projects that:

  • Enhance knowledge.
  • Fulfil cultural responsibilities to country.
  • Improve capacity to manage the cultural and natural values of their traditional land and sea estates in the Wet Tropics region.

Rainforest Aboriginal Grants banner 2017
Photographer: WTMA


2018 Rainforest Aboriginal Grants Now Open

Rainforest Aboriginal Grants aim to assist in the development and implementation of cultural or natural resource management projects in the Wet Tropics region. 

Terrain NRM and WTMA are seeking expressions of interest from Rainforest Aboriginal people and organisations for:

  • Funding and support for Country Based Planning, leadership, mentoring and knowledge sharing projects from $5,000 - $15,000 (ex GST) through Terrain NRM and the Commonwealth Government National Landcare Program.
  • Funding and support for World Heritage partnerships, cultural recognition and sustainable livelihoods projects from $5,000 - $10,000 (ex GST) through WTMA.


Grant guidelines

Apply online by 3 November 2017

Funding details

Terrain supports country-based planning, leadership, mentoring and knowledge sharing opportunities with grants between $5,000 - $15,000 (GST exclusive) to:

  • Develop World Heritage partnerships and fulfil traditional management practice.
  • Enhance cultural recognition and presentation of cultural values.
  • Support sustainable livelihood opportunities and involvement in World Heritage Area management.


The Wet Tropics Management Authority supports projects with grants between $5,000 - $10,000 (GST exclusive) to:

  • Develop World Heritage partnerships and fulfil traditional management practice.
  • Enhance cultural recognition and presentation of cultural values.
  • Support sustainable livelihood opportunities and involvement in World Heritage Area management.


Enquiries

  • Vanessa Drysdale - Community Partnerships Officer (Douglas) | Terrain NRM | 0437 187 036 | Email Vanessa
  • Alicia Haines - Project Officer (Aboriginal Partnerships) | Wet Tropics Management Authority | 07 4241 0510 | Email Alicia

Successful projects - round one

10 projects were successful in obtaining a combined total of $120,000 in grant funding in 2016-17.

              
                                   


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