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Assistance for Bushfire Affected Communities, Businesses and Individuals

Please note that while we update our lists of available grants regularly, this is not a comprehensive list and closing dates and details should be verified using the links provided as they are subject to change by the providers without notice.

Bushfire Restoration Grants - Tree Planting Grant Closes: Ongoing Run By: Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife Further Information: https://fnpw.org.au/grant/bushfire-restoration-grants/

This program provides trees from the FNPW Bushfire Recovery Nurseries for restoration activities in and around bushfire impacted areas

Trees provided as in-kind are to be sourced through one of the FNPW Bushfire Recovery Nurseries. A minimum of 1,000 trees (>3m) for all orders. Approximately 50,000 trees are available in nurseries as of March 31 for planting in 2021.

Decision and contact to all applicants will be made via email within 14 days of application.

Last Updated: 20th of April 2021
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Bushfire-Generated Green Waste Grants- Clean-up and Processing Grant Closes: 30th of June 2021 Value: $20,000 to $30,000 Run By: Environment Protection Authority Further Information: https://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/working-together/grants/bushfire-recovery-programs/bushfire-generated-green-waste-grants

Stream B of the Bushfire Green Waste Grants provides funding for clean-up, processing and beneficial reuse of green waste generated by the 2019/20 bushfires that is yet to be completed.

The Bushfire-Generated Green Waste Grants program builds on the NSW Government commitment to deliver bushfire recovery assistance to help people and businesses impacted by bushfires. The program's objectives are to

  • assess and document outstanding green waste generated by the 2019–20 bushfires
  • manage the clean-up of outstanding green waste generated by the 2019–20 bushfires
  • provide opportunities to beneficially reuse processed green waste products in bushfire-affected regions
  • provide regional employment opportunities in bushfire-affected communities


Last Updated: 20th of April 2021
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Small Business Bushfire Support Grant Grant Closes: Unknown Run By: Service NSW Further Information: https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-small-business-bushfire-support-grant

In March 2020 a new $10,000 grant for small business was announced. The grant is for small businesses in selected fire-affected Local Government Areas, as determined by state governments.

To receive the grant, your revenue must have dropped by 40 per cent over a three-month period, compared to the previous year, as a result of the bushfires. You can be directly or indirectly affected by the bushfires. The money can be spent on expenses such as salaries, wages, utilities, fuel and/or financial advice.

Last Updated: 11th of February 2021
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St George Foundation - Bushfire Assistance Grant Grant Closes: Ongoing Value: Up to $50,000 Run By: St George Foundation Further Information: https://www.stgeorgefoundation.com.au/apply/bushfire-assistance-grant-guidelines

St.George Foundation’s dedicated Bushfire Assistance Grant supports eligible charities and local community organisations with projects that will aid in long-term recovery efforts for bushfire-affected communities that focus on assisting children and young people

Last Updated: 29th of January 2021
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Strengthening Business Program Closes: 31st of March 2022 - 5:00 pm Value: Support Run By: Australian Government Further Information: https://www.business.gov.au/grants-and-programs/strengthening-business

This program provides access to experts who will work with you to rebuild your business after the 2019-20 Black Summer bushfires. They'll work with you to strengthen the systems, operations and strategies of your business and also connect you to other services to help you recover.

Last Updated: 5th of November 2020
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