Grants and funding

Flying-Fox Roost Management – Local Government Grants Program

The Queensland Government will deliver $2 million in grant funding over the next four years (2021–2024) to assist local governments in Queensland to mitigate the impacts of flying-fox roosts on their communities and to better support residents and businesses to co-exist with flying-foxes.

For more information, Program Guidelines and how to apply, visit the Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning Grants to local government page. Applications close at 5pm Wednesday 12 May 2021.

Illegal dumping

Find out what funding and grants are available to assist local government with illegal dumping prevention.

Land Restoration Fund Pilot Projects Program

In 2019, the Land Restoration Fund (LRF) Pilot Projects Program allocated $5 million in funding for projects to expand the scope of Queensland’s carbon farming industry through market development and on-ground projects.

Community Sustainability Action grants

The Community Sustainability Action grants is providing $12 million over three years to support community based projects which seek to address climate change and conserve Queensland’s natural and built environment.


NatureAssist is a grants program where money is paid to landholders who are willing to sign a nature refuge agreement over part or all of the property, conserving it as a habitat for wildlife.

Not all applications are accepted. NatureAssist is a competitive tender process and only the tenders that offer the best value for money in protecting and managing conservation values are chosen.

More information on the NatureAssist funding program is available on the Queensland Government website.

Other grants

Find a grant or call 13 QGOV (13 74 68) for information about our funding and grants programs.