Applications open 9.00am 10th January 2022 and close 5.00pm 18th February 2022. All times are in AEDT.
Applicants will be notified of the outcome on March 21st, 2022.
Applicants will be eligible for funding if they are:
Please note: veterinary organisations can register to become a Wildlife Friendly Vet in order to be eligible for funding, see https://wildlifeheroes.org.au/nominate-a-vet/ for registration.
Applicants will not be eligible for funding if they are:
Eligible items the grant can pay for:
Examples would be the Vetario T50M or S50 Intensive Care Unit.
In this program the maximum grant available is $3000 per application, with one application only per organisation. Organisations can apply for the cost of one incubator only, up to the maximum amount. Part-funding may be offered if the cost of the incubator requested exceeds the maximum grant amount.
The total amount of funds available for allocation under this grant program is $50,000.
Please note that if successful, organisations will be required to purchase the incubator specified in their application before the grant payment is made.
The key goal of the grant program is to enable veterinary organisations that support wildlife rescue and rehabilitation to acquire wildlife incubators that can be used in the treatment of native animals.
The key output will be to increase the number of veterinary organisations in NSW that have access to a wildlife incubator/humidicrib for use in the care of native animals.
The program aims to achieve the following outcomes:
All applications must comply with essential criteria. Applications that do not confirm the following for their organisation will not be accepted:
During the assessment process, the following assessment criteria will be scored:
Priority will be given to:
Successful grantees will be required to meet the following Milestone dates:
No extensions will be granted.
The information provided in the final report 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.
The NSW Wildlife Heroes – Wildlife Friendly Vets Small Asset 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:
Applications will only be accepted via the online applications portal, Smarty Grants, from January 10th 2022.