Commonwealth Government grants (minimum funding up to $150k)
This is the GrantsLink website. It splits up available grants into sectors ie agriculture and environment which are good starting points
The Innovations grants may be applicable depending on your project idea. If you do intend to go for this funding it might be worthwhile having a chat to us or the funding body first as the applications require a lot of work.
Community grants (funding up to $50k)
National Landcare Program: Over the next four years, the Government will invest $1 billion through the National Landcare Programme in projects that address environmental and sustainable agriculture issues. The National Landcare Program will use a mix of funding approaches to deliver the Sustainable Agriculture stream objectives including the Community Landcare Grants. Also under this program is the 25 years of Landcare grants. Australian communities will share in $5 million in 25th Anniversary Landcare Grants 2014-15 to help restore local environments as part of the Australian Government's National Landcare Program. Grants of between $5000 and $20,000 will be available to local groups to enhance their natural resources and engage with their communities when the grants open in mid-September. Please see the National Landcare Program for more information.
State NRM: New funding for the Program was announced in May 2014 - $24 million over three years starting 2015/16 to support community engagement and participation in natural resource management. Details on the types of grants that will be available under the new Program will be available soon.
This is a website which allows you to see grants from the WA State government [Grant Directory]. There are a few categories that maybe suitable for this project.
LotteryWest do provide considerable grants for environmental projects under there ‘Heritage and Conservation’ tab.
Coastwest Grants are provided by the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) for coastal environments.
The GrantReady site covers government grants and grants from private and philanthropic organisations. Use key words and searches for “Western Australia” and “National”
AMP Tomorrow’s Fund. These grants come up from time to time.