Grants for Bushfire Recovery Activities 🍃

1. Black Summer Bushfire Recovery (BSBR) Grants program – National Recovery and Resilience Agency

  • Details: Covers every LGA that was disaster declared as a result of the 2019-20 bushfires.
    Projects much address recovery or resilience needs relating to the social, economic or built environment
  • Eligibility: Community organisations, businesses and local councils can apply.
  • Timeframe:  Applications will be open for submissions on 22 July 2021 and close on 2 September 2021.
    Successful projects will be announced by the end of 2021.
    All projects must be complete by 31 March 2024
  • Budget: Between $20,000 and $10 million.
  • Further information: grant guidelines, factsheet and info kit):
    Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants Program |

2. Bushfire Restoration Grants – Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife (FNPW)

  • Details: Applicants are invited to support tree planting projects as part of bushfire restoration projects in and around regions impacted by the 2019-20 Black Summer bushfires.
    Bushfire Recovery Project Goal: To plant one million trees in and around the 2019-2020 bushfire impacted areas in Qld, NSW, Vic, and SA by Dec 2024
    Goals of the grant round: To provide funds to support revegetation activities in and around bushfire impacted area
  • Eligibility: Includes community organisations, individuals with proven experience with large-scale plantings, Australian organisations with an ABN
  • Timeframe: Applications are assessed upon submission
    Applications open: June 10 2021
    Applications close: ongoing
    Projects/activities will be carried out over a 6-12 months period of time.
  • Budget: Up to $5,000
  • Further information: Bushfire Recovery Restoration Grants – 2021 | FNPW

3. Bushfire Recovery Grants – Ecological Society of Australia (ESA)

  • Details: In response to the 2019/20 bushfires the ESA established the Ecosystem Recovery Fund, to support ongoing restoration and recovery works. This opportunity is the final rollout of these funds to Landcare groups undertaking bushfire-related ecosystem recovery work. This is not limited to those areas affected by the Black summer fires and can be applied to anything from monitoring the response of native species to tree planting projects.
  • Eligibility: Applications must be made through Landcare Groups
  • Timeframe: Applications close: midnight 30 July 2021
  • Budget: Up to $1,000
  • Further information: Bushfire Recovery Grants Available | Ecological Society of Australia (