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Conservation isn't just about National Parks. The PLCG program supports conservation on private land to create habitat corridors between National Parks.

The PLCG program supports individuals undertaking conservation work on their own land. We need more of it to save species and habitats!

2017 PLCG Funding Round: Important Dates

Grants Applications Open: Monday 13 February 2017

Grant Applications Close: Friday 17 March 2017 -  Please note the 2017 PLCG Grants round is now closed. 

Grants Announced: Friday 2 June 2017

Reports Due: before Thursday 30th June 2018

PLCG Guidelines 2017

Please download and read the 2017 PLCG Guidelines - before you start the application process.


PLCG Application Categories:

Please note, only one application per property per year is accepted from landholders with one of the following commitments:

For further information, please contact
Jennie Morgan, Grants Manager
P: 02 9221 1949

Reporting on your PLC Grant

Submit your report

Submit Progress REport

Submit Final REport

As well as completing your report, please email supporting documents to

The maximum email size is 15MB. If your files are larger, please set up a Dropbox.


PLCG Successful Grant Recipients

Take a look at the Google Map to locate the successful 2017 PLCG recipients to find out where they are making a difference.

Learn more about the successful 2017 PLCG recipients here.


Steve Haslam received a Private Land Conservation Grant to create a wetland on his property. As a result, there has been a population explosion of frogs, reptiles and waterbirds in and around these wetlands, adding very important and prosperous hunting grounds for the endangered Spotted-tailed Quoll.

About the PLCG Program:

The Private Land Conservation Grants is a partnership initiative of the Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife and funded by an alliance of not-for-profits and government agencies:

The Private Land Conservation Grants program has been offering grants to owners of properties protected under conservation agreements since 2008. To date, the program has provided almost $2 million to support NSW private landholders undertaking conservation works on their own properties.

With the majority of land in Australia, including in New South Wales, in private ownership, this conservation program is an important complement to the public National Park system. Importantly, private conservation land connects habitats across the state by creating wildlife corridors between National Parks, improving their resilience and integrity.

In 2012, the Foundation was awarded $2 million in funding spread over six years to 2017. This funding came through the NSW Environmental Trust on behalf of the NSW State Government. The aim of the extra funding is to expand the Private Land Grants Program to include different types of conservation agreements and some practical community education programs.

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