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SIR Catchment Education and Awareness Grants

Thursday 24 August, 2006
Applications are now being taken for the Shepparton Irrigation Region Catchment Education and Awareness Grants. Formerly known as Community Salinity Grants, the grants were first established in 1986 to help raise awareness and understanding of salinity.This year, the grants program has been expanded to include projects relating to biodiversity, water quality, pest plants & animals as well as salinity.

Applications are now being taken for the Shepparton Irrigation Region Catchment Education and Awareness Grants. Formerly known as Community Salinity Grants, the grants were first established in 1986 to help raise awareness and understanding of salinity.
This year, the grants program has been expanded to include projects relating to biodiversity, water quality, pest plants & animals as well as salinity.

Grants are now available for education and awareness projects undertaken by schools, farmers and community groups in the Shepparton Irrigation RegionGroups can apply for a grant up to a maximum of $8,000.

Applications close October 20th 2006.

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  • Application Form
    Closing date for applications: Friday 20th October 2006
  • Information Flyer
    Information about what the SIR Catchment Education and Awareness Grants are, as well as some project ideas.
  • Helpful Hints for Applicants
    Every year a number of applications are received for funding. It is a competitive process, applications are assessed by a panel and funding is allocated based on the quality of the application that is submitted and whether it meets the eligibility and guidelines.