Grants and funding

Natural Resource Management Grants

Greater Sydney Local Land Services undertakes a range of natural resource management and sustainable agriculture programs with funding from the NSW and Australian Governments.

Grants are available to landowners and land managers to improve the management of natural resources.

The Greater Sydney Local Land Services Grant Guidelines 2023 – 2026 have been produced to assist landowners and managers in completing the Greater Sydney Local Land Services (GS LLS) grant application form and drafting a well-considered and cost-effective proposal to an assessable standard. We strongly encourage landholders to get in touch with your LLS to express your interest in applying for funding.

Grants are currently closed. Please keep an eye on the website for future rounds.

The grant guidelines describe the eligibility criteria and activities that can be undertaken within the grant.

Grant applications can be submitted at any time by contacting your LLS Officer or emailed to

Once an application has been received, an LLS officer will be in contact to discuss the application and the date of the next assessment panel.

The following individuals or organisations are eligible to apply:

  • Private landowners on properties greater than 2 ha
  • Local Councils, State Government Agencies and NGO’s with project outcomes greater than 2 ha.

To find out more about grants and funding, please call us on (02) 4724 2100.

Caring For Country Grants

Greater Sydney Local Land Services acknowledges the central importance that Country holds for First Nations people and has developed the Greater Sydney Local Land Services Caring for Country grant program to support projects that benefit Country and provide holistic outcomes for First Nations communities.

Greater Sydney Local Land Services has an open Expressions of Interest (EOI) for Caring for Country projects throughout the 2022 – 23 financial year.

GS LLS staff are happy to assist in developing projects. Similarly, if you have a proposal for a longer-term project, please also get in touch.

Contact Brad: or Les:

Early Needs Recovery Weed Management Grants

The Early Needs Recovery Program is offering targeted competitive Weed Management Grants with funding available over one round to Local Control Authorities (LCA) within the Greater Sydney and South East regions for disaster declared Local Government Areas (LGAs) under (AGRN 1012).

The total grant funding available under the program is $1,500,000 (GST exclusive). Each LCA can submit one application and apply for between $50,000 and $400,000.

Find out more about the Weed Managment Grants.

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