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    Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Tactical Research funding

    Short-duration research projects to meet the near term needs of Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC partners can now be funded through the Tactical Research Fund.

    The fund will support projects that address short term strategic issues for the sector and have national significance, as well as supporting the outcomes of AFAC Collaboration Groups.

    Applications for the first round of the fund close on 31 March, with up to $250,000 available. There will be a second round closing on 30 June.

    Due date: 31 March

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    Australian Flora Foundation: Research Grants for Funding in 2019

    The Australian Flora Foundation was established with the aim of fostering scientific research on the biology and cultivation of Australian plants.

    Applications for grants to support original scientific projects on the biology and cultivation of Australian plants are invited from research workers in Australia. The Australian Flora Foundation will consider all relevant applications, with special interest in the following categories:

    1. conservation of Australian plant diversity, particularly where there are threats from climate change
    2. the cultivation of Australian plants, to ensure their survival and reduce the threat to native ecosystems
    3. rare and endangered plants.

    Due date: 15 March

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    Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC): Call for Expressions of Interest

    The Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC) is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOI) that address research, development & extension (RD&E) priorities nominated by the FRDC’s Advisory Groups: Research Advisory Committees (RACs), Industry Partnership Agreements (IPAs) and FRDC Subprograms.

    Due date: 15 Feb 2018

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    Norman Wettenhall Foundation: Small Environmental Grant Scheme

    The objectives of the Small Environmental Grant Scheme is to support biodiversity conservation projects in Australia that are concerned with one or more of the following:

    * monitoring and recording data
    * community education
    * community capacity building (training)
    * research and science
    * sustainable land management (NSW only)

    Due date: Ongoing

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    Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund

    The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund was established to provide targeted grants to individual species conservation initiatives, recognize leaders in the field and elevate the importance of species in the broader conservation debate. Its focus is global and eligibility for grants will extend to all plant, animal and fungi species conservation efforts, without discrimination on the basis of region or selected species. Grants of up to $25,000 per project are available.

    Due date: Two rounds for 2017: 30 June and 31 October

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