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Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife

NSW - Wildlife Heroes Bushfire Emergency Fund 2019

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Wildlife Heroes Bushfire Emergency Fund 2019/20

A secured funding pool has been developed as part of the Wildlife Heroes project that includes grants to support wildlife groups respond to the current summer bushfire emergencies.

A total pool of $100,000 is available through this grant round.

Funds for this round are intended to be spent during 2019/20 financial year and will be allocated according to demonstrated need. 

Licenced NSW volunteer wildlife groups (including WIRES branches and independent licence holders) can apply for funds in the 2019/20 financial year. The application should be endorsed by the group's chair or president.


If you are in a state outside of NSW please contact us on to register your organisation. If emergencies occur in your state we may be able to source emergency funds outside of the NSW Wildlife Heroes project.

Applicants: please note

Before completing this application form, you should have read the Wildlife Heroes Emergency Fund guidelines:

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you have any questions regarding the eligibility criteria, please contact:


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Confirmation of Eligibility (Not Applicable)

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I confirm that the applicant ...

  • has read and understands the program guidelines
  • is a licenced wildlife volunteer group or WIRES branch based in NSW.
  • is an independent wildlife licence holder
  • has sought endorsement of their application by the relevant chair/president¬†
  • is able to demonstrate¬†experience in wildlife emergency response operations or are equipped to do so in future
  • provides a safe workplace for volunteers and has the appropriate type and level of insurance for the activities that are the subject of this grant
  • is not an individual member of a wildlife group
  • does not owe any reports or money to FNPW, NPWS or the NSW Environmental Trust as a result of previous funding or grant
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