Bush at Whareroa Farm
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This fund supports community-led restoration projects on public and private land that create jobs. This one-off funding round is now closed.


The Jobs for Nature Community Conservation Fund is a one-off fund of $16 million available for practical projects aimed at restoring New Zealand's indigenous biodiversity.

This one-off funding round is now closed.

Applications were accepted between 14 January 2021 and 1 pm 16 February 2021. Applicants will be informed of decisions in May 2021.

Find out about alternative funding sources.

Important dates

  • 14 January 2021 – Fund opens.
  • 16 February 2021 – Fund closes.
  • May 2021 – Applicants notified of funding decisions.

Note: These dates are subject to change.

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