Animal welfare

Animal Welfare Fund grant program

Northern Territory (NT) not-for-profit organisations that work in animal welfare can apply for a grant of up to $50,000.

Applications for the 2019 funding round are closed.

The program provides funding for projects that:

  • improve animal wellbeing
  • raise community awareness of animal welfare responsibilities
  • help promote and improve animal management practice, particularly in remote communities.

You can apply for a grant if your organisation:

  • is legally registered and operates in the NT
  • is a registered not-for-profit incorporated body, co-operative or association
  • meets the Animal Welfare Fund definition of an animal welfare organisation.

Who can't apply

Individuals, private groups and NT government agencies including government schools can't apply.

If you are a local government council or unincorporated body you can only apply if you partner with a not-for-profit organisation.

Applications for this grant have closed.

For more information on the program, read the grant guidelines below.

Animal welfare fund grant guidelines PDF (599.2 KB)
Animal welfare fund grant guidelines DOCX (656.3 KB)

You will be notified by mail of the outcome of your application.

If you are successful

If you are successful you will receive an Animal Welfare Fund grant funding agreement.

You must sign this agreement and return it to the Animal Welfare Branch before you receive your grant.

You must start your project within three months of signing the funding agreement.

Acquit your funding

You must also acquit grant funding. Acquitting a grant means accurately accounting for funding.

You will receive a grant acquittal form with your funding agreement and letter of offer.

When to acquit funding

You must fill in the grant acquittal form and submit it within 30 days of the approved completion date of your project.

For more information contact the Animal Welfare Branch.

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Last updated: 17 December 2019

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