Native Wildlife Carers Grants

Brisbane City Council's Native Wildlife Carers Grants provide financial assistance to groups and individuals involved in rehabilitating and releasing orphaned, sick and injured native wildlife originating from within the Brisbane City Council area.


Funding amounts range from $200 to $5000.

Funding round dates

Applications are currently open and will close at midnight on Monday 4 September 2017.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by November 2017.


An applicant should be an incorporated not-for-profit organisation or a registered native wildlife carer individual or organisation.

An unincorporated not-for-profit organisation or community group may also apply, sponsored by an incorporated not-for-profit organisation able to accept legal and financial responsibility for the applicant's project.

Applicants must not have any overdue Council grant acquittals, or outstanding debts with Council.

How to apply

Please read the grant guidelines prior to preparing your application.

Submit your application online.

The online application system allows you to save, develop and print out applications before you submit them.

Acquittal reports for successful applicants

If your application is successful you will be required to complete your project and submit an online acquittal form within 12 months of the grant approval notification.

Grant recipients with overdue acquittal reports are not eligible to apply for further grants.

If you believe your organisation may have an outstanding acquittal report from a project, phone Council on 07 3403 8888 and ask to speak with the Program Officer - Community Conservation Support team, Natural Environment, Water and Sustainability branch for advice.

More information

For more information, you can read the grant guidelines or:

  • phone Council on 07 3403 8888 and ask to speak to the Program Officer - Community Conservation Support team, Natural Environment Water and Sustainability Branch or
  • send us an email.

You can also contact Council via:

31 July 2017