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The Urban Rivers and Catchments Program is now open until Tuesday February 2024.

A total of $109 million will be available from July 2024 to fund around 100 waterway projects around Australia. There are 2 competitive grant streams under the opportunity:

  • Stream 1 – small to medium-scale project grants of between $150,000 to $2 million for community-led projects. A total of $51 million is available under this stream.
  • Stream 2 – larger scale project grants of between $2 million to $10 million for projects that include co-investment. A total of $58 million is available under this stream.

Projects must be located within the eligible geographic boundaries of the program and meet the eligibility criteria set out in the Grant Opportunity Guidelines.

2023 Grant Opportunity Guidelines

To access the 2023 Grant Opportunity Guidelines and supporting information including sample templates to support an application (including a project plan template), please go to: