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Permafund Grants Now Open for 2018

Permafund Grants Now Open for 2018

Permafund grant round 2018 guidelines Permafund grants are available for amounts up to AUD $2,000 to community based organisations in Australia or overseas to support their work restoring and improving the environment and building sustainable communities. Grant applications over AUD $2,000 will be considered on the basis of their cost-effectiveness in comparison to smaller-scale projects. Reporting requirements might be […]

Member update – Milkwood’s new book

Member update – Milkwood’s new book

PA Organisation member, Milkwood, has recently released their first book called: Milkwood – Real Skills for Down to Earth Living. Kirsten Bradley and Nick Ritar have co-authored this and share their knowledge about 5 topics they are very passionate about: • The Tomato • Mushroom Cultivation • • Natural Beekeeping • Seaweed • Wild Food • The book is beautifully […]

Permafund supports water harvesting in Kenya

Permafund supports water harvesting in Kenya

The construction of a water retention landscape combined with training was a project that attracted a Permafund micro-grant to Kitale, Kenya in 2017. Through Permafund’s grant of AU $2,000, the Organic Technology Extension and Promotion of Initiative Centre (OTEPIC) trained members of their community in water management by excavating a system of ponds & swales […]