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.

Aboriginal Ranger Grants Program 

Round two is now open

Aboriginal Ranger GrantsFormsOpenClose
Land Management and Conservation Fund24 September 2018Closed
  
Capital Grant Fund
24 September 2018
Closed

Guidelines for funding under 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.

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.

Round One 2017/2018

Funding under the Capital Grant Fund and the Land Management and Conservation Fund under round one Aboriginal ranger grant program has been delivered.

· $1,976,396 in total was allocated to 27 Ranger groups under the Capital Grants category for essential capital items, equipment and infrastructure.

· $1,296,708 was allocated to 22 projects under the Land Management and Conservation Fund (LMCF) category to improve and develop conservation practices on Aboriginal land.

To view a list of successful round one recipients (300.6 kb)

For more information, 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: 07 November 2018