Applications are now open for Round 7–Wildlife Carers Assistance of the Queensland Government’s Community Sustainability Action grant program.
Funding will be provided under one of the following categories:
- Category 1: Grants of up to $5,000 (ex GST) are available to individual wildlife carers
- Category 2: Grants of up to $10,000 (ex GST) are available to wildlife care organisations.
Grants will be provided for eligible wildlife carers and wildlife care organisations to directly assist with rescue and rehabilitation services for sick, injured or orphaned wildlife.
Applications will be accepted from individuals and not-for-profit organisations that:
- have held a current Queensland rehabilitation permit as an individual wildlife rehabilitator or wildlife care group for at least 12 months; and
- are undertaking rehabilitation activities in accordance with their rehabilitation permit issued by the Department of Environment and Science.
Funding will be provided to those projects that will generate the greatest benefit for Queensland’s sick, injured or orphaned wildlife. Applications from koala care facilities will be highly regarded.
Grants of up to $100,000 (excluding GST) are available for community-led projects that deliver climate action and deploy renewable energy solutions in Queensland.
Applications close 4pm on Tuesday 24 January 2023.
Program guidelines and application details are available on the Queensland Government website.