Threatened Species Protection Initiative

Last Modified: Wed Apr 06 2016 07:49:20 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • AUS $5.2 million
    Funds set aside by the Victorian Government for the Threatened Species Protection Initiative to support immediate action on threatened species and habitat protection.
  • AUS $2 million
    will be provided through the Community Volunteer Action grants to small-scale, local threatened species projects that build community connections to the local environment.
  • 83
    successful projects were announced as part of the Community Volunteer Action in November 2015.
  • AUS $3 million
    has been provided through the Critical Action and Strategic Partnerships Grants to environmental agencies and organisations, as experts in threatened species management, to undertake work that reduces threats and secures important sites for threatened species.
  • 70
    successful projects through the Critical Action and Strategic Partnerships Grants were announced in November 2015.
  • AUS $200,000
    committed to a crowd-funding pilot to support threatened species conservation campaigns. The crowd-funding pilot is offering community groups and not-for-profit organisations a unique opportunity to raise funds for additional threatened species actions, whilst having their fundraising efforts matched by government.
  • 3
    successful campaigns were announced in December 2015 with further opportunities to participate in 2016.