Aboriginal Ranger Grants Program

The Northern Territory Government’s Protecting Country, Creating Jobs initiative supports Aboriginal Rangers to protect the environment and create jobs. This includes a Capital Grants Fund for Indigenous Ranger groups to help purchase essential items, with funding of $4.1 million over 2 years; and a Land Management and Conservation Fund to improve conservation practices on Aboriginal land, with funding of $2 million per annum from 2017/2018.

Guidelines

Guidelines for funding under both the Capital Grants Fund and the Land Management and Conservation Fund provide a comprehensive description of the grants program, including who can apply, what may funded under the program, how to apply, how applications will be assessed and how funds will be provided. 

Applicants are strongly advised to read the Guidelines (385.1 kb) completely before commencing their application(s).

Terms and Conditions

  • Funding under the Capital Grants Fund is available to Aboriginal Ranger Groups only. 
  • Funding under the Land Management and Conservation Fund is available to Aboriginal Ranger Groups and Aboriginal organisations and corporations.
  • Applicants must submit separate applications for funding under the Capital Grants and the Land Management and Conservation Funds, and a separate application for each capital item or project. 
  • Applicants can submit multiple applications and should clearly identify links between applications under each of the funds.

Applications for funding under the Capital Grant Fund and the Land Management and Conservation Fund are now open.

Applicants should download the editable pdf application form and save it on their local computer. The application can be completed by the Applicant without any requirement to be online or connected to the internet. 

Applications must be completed and submitted before 30 September 2017.

Once the Application has been completed it should be submitted, either digitally via email with Applicant’s digital signature attached, or printed, signed and mailed by the Applicant.  If applicants submit a printed and signed copy of the applicant they are requested to also submit an unsigned digital copy via email.

The closing date for applications to the Capital Grants Fund and the Land Management and Conservation Fund is the 30th September 2017.

 Late applications will not be accepted.

For additional information or assistance with completing the application form, please contact:

Keith Saalfeld
Aboriginal Ranger Grants Program Director
P: 08 8995 5039
M: 0447 830 097
E: keith.saalfeld@nt.gov.au

Last updated: 27 July 2017