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NPWS Friends of Parks Grant Programs

Friends of Parks grant programs recognise the significant work undertaken by Friends of Parks groups supporting South Australia’s national parks and conservation programs.

This funding helps groups to undertake a range of threat abatement, biodiversity conservation, Aboriginal cultural heritage and European heritage projects in the state’s national parks and reserves, and includes off-park landscape-scale threatened species or other eligible projects.

Please note, to be eligible for these grants, applicants must be a current member group registered with Friends of Parks Inc.

Small Grants Program - opens 4 September 2023

The 2023-24 NPWS Friends of Parks - Small Grants Program is for grants up to $5,000 per application to registered Friends of Parks member groups.

Projects must be completed within 12 months. Groups may submit more than one application per round.

More information about these grants is described in the Grants Guidelines.

For answers to Frequently Asked Questions, check the Grant FAQs.

The closing date to lodge your application is Monday, 16 October 2023 at 2pm (Australian Central Standard Time).

To apply, visit:

Should you be successful in your grant application, you will be asked to sign a Grant Agreement which will formalise the funding arrangement. A templates for the Grant Agreement for not-for-profit organisations is provided for information:

Grant Agreement (not-for-profit organisations)

Dates to note:

  • Applications open Monday 4 September, 2023
  • Applications close Monday 16 October, 2023 at 2pm (Australian Central Standard Time).

For eligibility or specific grant application questions please get in touch via: