Permafund team 2019 Gathering at Brogo Permaculture Gardens, Bega

Permafund team 2019 Gathering at Brogo Permaculture Gardens, Bega

In September 2019, the members of Permaculture  Australia’s Permafund team gathered at Brogo Permaculture Gardens, the home of John & Sharon Champagne, near Bega, southern New South Wales. The team members, who’d travelled from Tasmania, Victoria, Queensland and the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, enjoyed a tour of the permaculture-designed property before settling in for […]

Kiini Sustainable Initiative Kenya inspiring attitude change & transformative  thinking through permaculture

Kiini Sustainable Initiative Kenya inspiring attitude change & transformative thinking through permaculture

The Permafund team has received a positive mid-term progress report from the Kiini Sustainable Initiative based in Nyeri, Kenya. Following their receipt of an AU$2,000 micro grant in 2018, they’ve reported that the overall project is progressing well in terms of accomplishing their objectives and adhering to their February to November 2019 timeline. In a […]

Permafund 2018 grant round recipients

Permafund 2018 grant round recipients

The team from Permaculture Australia’s Permaculture International Public Fund (well known as Permafund), is extremely grateful for the generous donations from individuals, key supporters and fundraisers that have enabled the 2018 round of micro-grants. With donations of AU$13,000 to distribute, Permafund received applications from projects in India, Kenya, Nepal and Australia. From 16 applications the […]

Applications for the 2018 Permafund grant round are now closed.

Applications for the 2018 Permafund grant round are now closed.

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 […]

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 […]