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The total amount of funds available for allocation under this grant program is $300,000. A maximum of 50% of available funds may be awarded to not-for-profit wildlife veterinary hospitals.
The funds are available for allocation in the 2020-2021 financial year.
Grant requests should be between $10,000 and $50,000. Grants for assets worth more than $50,000 will be considered where there is a co-contribution of funds or where two or more groups have partnered on an application.
Preference will also be given to projects where there is a co-contribution from the group, another charity, corporate donor or other sources.
Applications are welcomed from:
Individual assets must have a value of $10,000 or more to be eligible. Applications that combine smaller value assets to reach a minimum value of $10,000 will not be considered. Each application is for one asset only. Groups should submit a new application for each asset.
Eligible items the grant can pay for:
Ineligible expenses for this grant:
Applications will be assessed against the following criteria:
Priority will be given to:
Applications can be received on the SmartyGrants portal. Applications will only be accepted via the online applications portal. The portal includes examples of the application form and information regarding dates for application for each round.
TBC. There will be no appeal regarding eligibility of applications.
The enclosure or equipment purchased with the assistance of the grant will be the property of the successful applicant. The exact terms of asset location and management should be determined by the group.
The NSW Wildlife Heroes Large Asset Fund grant program will be administered using the online SmartyGrants grant management program. Applications must be made via SmartyGrants.
The following documents will also be stored by SmartyGrants:
Payment schedule for this grant will be as follows:
The information provided in grant reports will be shareable with the general public, media, government and potential funders, to maintain awareness of the need for and benefits of supporting wildlife emergencies.
Applicants acknowledge that information regarding their application, including personal information, may be provided to relevant government departments or other animal welfare organisations for use to promote the good work of wildlife rehabilitation in NSW.
The Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife reserves the right to publicise and report on the awarding of grants on the FNPW website and in newsletters.
Published information includes but is not limited to: name of the individual/s, grant amount, details of the equipment or enclosure and information regarding the estimated number and species of animals assisted by the grant. Exact asset locations would normally not be published and family names may be withheld on request.
By submitting an application for a grant, the applicant consents to the publication of the above information if they are awarded a grant.