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National Landcare Program: Smart Farms Small Grants: Soil Extension Activities

ClosedGrant Closed: 12th of October 2021 - 9:00 pm Value: $100,000 to $250,000 over 2 years Run By: Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment Further Information: https://www.grants.gov.au/Go/Show?GoUuid=7144ec31-6415-4cad-a53a-71f7418d1ae7

This program provides funding to deliver extension activities that promote improved soil management, including via soil sampling and soil testing. Extension activities will support land managers and farmers understand the benefits of soil testing and management. This will include working with farmers to participate in the National Soil Monitoring and Incentives Pilot Program, assist them to interpret results and to take action to improve soil health as a result. The purpose will be achieved by supporting soil extension activities, such as educational material, field days et cetera, that contribute supporting farmers and landholders to participate in soil testing and interpretation of results, this will achieve the program outcomes detailed below. Grantees will also be expected to work collaboratively with regional and national networks. Performance against program outcomes will be measured through regular reporting and monitoring and evaluation plans.

The program outcomes that are to be achieved through the activities funded are:
Outcome 1 – Increased adoption of best practice sustainable agriculture.
Outcome 2 – Increase the capacity of land managers to adopt best practice sustainable agriculture.

You may apply for multiple activities/grants in the one application. The maximum total grant amount per application must not exceed $2 million.

Last Updated: 25th of September 2021
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