Preservation of Flora and Fauna

The focus of the Preservation of Flora and Fauna grant program is to support the preservation of flora and fauna in Australia.

Key dates

Open by invitation/ inquiry July/August 2025

Status: Closed

Granting overview

Available Funding: Three-year grants of up to $75,000 per year

Application Process: Via SmartyGrants (by invitation)

Program objectives

This grant round was initiated in 2018 and has a broad remit for the preservation of flora and fauna.

Current recipient

In accordance with our granting philosophy and our commitment to collective impact, the grant was allocated to Australian Land Conservation Alliance (ALCA).

ALCA is a national conservation organisation working to promote the conservation of private lands in Australia. The alliance is Australia’s first national organisation that brings together key participants in the private land conservation sector.

ALCA, in close consultation with private land conservation stakeholders:

  • Acts as a national voice for private land conservation in Australia 
  • Is developing a national framework for private land conservation in Australia 
  • Contributes its experience and knowledge of private land conservation to other organisations and State and Commonwealth conservation practitioners to inform and improve consistency of national private land conservation policies, programs and activities
  • Is working to establish an integrated research agenda addressing issues impacting the uptake of conservation on private lands 
  • Is working to develop and improve the consistency of private land conservation tools and practices 
  • Works to increase public support for private land conservation 
  • Works to build conservation knowledge through sharing experiences and best management practices in private land conservation 
  • Is working to develop opportunities for the public to benefit from hands-on experience in private land conservation through visitation, volunteering and other activities 
  • Is working to increase the permanence of conservation on private land 


Item 1 DGR organisations which are registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission and endorsed with charity tax concessions.

Past recipients

Financial year





Australian Land Conservation Alliance (ALCA)

Protecting and Stewarding for Nature – supporting a healthy and resilient conservation sector



Australian Land Conservation Alliance (ALCA)

Building the Australian Land Conservation Alliance (ALCA)



Australian Land Conservation Alliance (ALCA)

Building the Australian Land Conservation Alliance (ALCA)


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