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The Traditional owner small grants scheme is a funding opportunity developed by the Wet Tropics Management Authority to support bio-cultural activities which will benefit Wet Tropics World Heritage Area management, policy development or operational decision making.
The objective of the grant program is to support rainforest Indigenous people to express or enhance their knowledge, culture and management practices through planning, management, monitoring and research on their traditional country.
Funding of up to $7,000 is available for direct on-ground work, training and/or research. Some examples of previously funded projects include:
Groups can also ask for funding for wages, equipment and training to help achieve practical outcomes, including:
Application details: Please refer to the links below for closing dates and further information.
Wet Tropics Management Authority
Cairns Port Authority
Cnr Grafton and Hartley Street
PO Box 2040
Cairns Qld 4870
Ph: (07) 4241 0510