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Coastal Community Participation Grants

The Coast Protection Board’s Community Participation Grants support voluntary participation in local, small-scale coastal management initiatives.

The objectives of these grants are to:

  • Involve and/or educate communities on coastal management
  • Enhance community skills and knowledge in rehabilitation, restoration and conservation of the coast and marine environment
  • Facilitate partnerships in coast and marine management
  • Encourage environmental protection in the wider community
  • Achieve practical management actions and on-ground works which enhance conservation values and/or tackle the causes of coast and marine degradation.

Please note, volunteer groups or organisations need to partner with a coastal council and have council agreement to administer the grant.

The Coast Protection Grant program is administered with the support of the Department for Environment and Water. Congratulations to the following recipient:

2023 - 24

Project TitleCouncilCommunity GroupGrant
Beach Pole Monitoring ProgramCity of Victor HarborVictor Harbor Coastcare$2,018

Past recipients

2022 - 23

Grantee

Project Title

Grant

Total Environment Centre Inc / City of Charles Sturt Council

Microplastics in West Lakes

$6,500

Yankalilla Marine Education / District Council of Yankalilla

Fleurieu Marine Education

$6,000

Tickera Community & Recreation Association Inc. / Barunga West Council

Tickera Foreshore Rehabilitation Project

$5,750

Hindmarsh Island Landcare Group Inc. / Alexandrina Council

Completing the Sugars Beach Murray Mouth Revegetation Project

$5,000

Friends of Parnkalla Walking Trail / Port Lincoln City Council

Removal of Weeds and Coastal Rehabilitation

$4,250

Friends of Granite Island / City of Victor Harbor Council

Granite Island Maritime & Coastal Community Education Project

$2,500

2021 - 22

Grantee

Project Title

Grant

Lower Eyre Coastcare Association

Coastal Vegetation Protection, Regeneration and Rehabilitation at Greenly Beach & Frenchmans, Lower Eyre Peninsula

$9,750

Friends of Parnkalla Walking Trail / City of Pt Lincoln

Enhancing Coastal Vegetation, Parnkalla Walking Trail, Port Lincoln

$9,000

Friends of Minda Dunes / City of Holdfast Bay

Revegetation and Management of the Minda Dunes

$4,312

Friends of Park Terrace & Esplanade Reserves Ardrossan / Yorke Peninsula Council

Restoration and Monitoring of Ardrossan Remnant Grasslands

$4,000

Hardwicke Bay Progress Association / Yorke Peninsula Council

Protecting Hardwicke Bay's Natural Sandhills

$2,938

To stay informed on coastal grants, keep an eye on the Grants webpage and sign up to the Coast Protection Board eNewsletter.

Contact us

Email: DEWCoasts@sa.gov.au

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