The Jobs for Nature Community Conservation Fund is a one-off fund of $16 million available for practical projects aimed at restoring New Zealand's indigenous biodiversity.
You can apply for grants of between $300,000 and $700,000 (in total), if you have a project that creates temporary employment for up to 3 years.
Projects can be focused on:
Review the eligibility criteria and the Guide for applicants – see Before you apply.
If you are eligible, you will need to prepare the documents below before submitting your application.
Note: Letters of support will not be accepted.
Applications to the fund can only be submitted between 14 January 2021 and 1 pm 16 February 2021. You will be informed of decisions in March 2021.
Submit your application online. You'll need a modern browser like Chrome (not Internet Explorer). Be ready to complete the application in one go.
If you have problems with the online application you can apply by email.
Note: These dates are subject to change.