Environment Fund

Donate to the Environment Fund
The amount of financial support we can give to reseach projects depends on the amount of donations received to the Fund. Donations of $2 and more to the FNCV Environment Fund are tax deductible, and a tax receipt will be issued.

To make a donation to the Environment Fund you can either:

  • Mail a cheque to the FNCV, Blackburn 3130 or,
  • Pay directly into the FNCV bank account. Bendigo Bank, BSB 633-000 A/c Number 123098725 . Please use your name and "enviro" as your reference.
When you donate you can be assured that 100% of the money will go to the successful applicants. All administration fees are met by our Club and all time spent on administering the fund is voluntary.

The FNCV Environment Fund has been set up to support the objectives of the Club in relation to the environment.

The FNCV Environment Fund has the following purposes:

  • to support and finance environmental research, in particular research into the biodiversity of Victoria.

  • to support and finance dissemination of information on the natural environment by any legitimate means, including public lectures, seminars, field trips, courses and publications.

  • to support and finance practical projects aimed at preserving and enhancing the biodiversity of Victoria.

Grants are awarded annually. Details on grant applications are available by request from the FNCV Office.

We look forward to receiving many more interesting and exciting project proposals.

In the past the FNCV Environment Fund supported the following projects:

2021 Environment fund recipients

  • Friends of Warrandyte State Park (FOWSP): 1000 brochures on how to attract native bees to gardens in Warrandyte, $600.
  • Yarran Dheran Nature Reserve Committee: Taxidermy of a sacred kingfisher for display in the visitors centre at Yarran Dheran, $330.
  • Snape Reserve, Dimboola. Committee of Management: 22 x 240 cm black star steel posts to mark the corners of quadrants set up on 846 hectares of old growth vegetation, Trust for Nature Property, to assist in regular surveys of vegetation changes, $242.
  • Friends of Wanderslore Sanctuary, Launching Place: Purchase of a laptop and accessories to enable effective documentation, updating, data access and entry regarding species identification and biodiversity at Wanderslore Sanctuary, $973.
  • Friends of Bats and Bushcare: $331.86 to buy 15 Wombaroo high protein milk supplements to feed orphaned Grey headed flying foxes at Yarra Bend, and a Landing curtain for bats $450, total $782.

A document containing past recipients from 2011 is available below.

Download: Past environment fund recipients