The Geelong Field Naturalists Club established the Environment Fund in 2016 to enable club members and the public to make tax deductible donations in support of the club’s purposes.
One of the purposes of the GFNC is
"To establish and maintain a public fund to be called the Geelong Field Naturalists Environment Fund for the specific purposes of supporting the environmental objectives and purposes of the Geelong Field Naturalists Club Inc."
Using donations to the Environment Fund the club has been able to provide financial support to a number of activities over the past few years, including.
- Influence of rodenticides on mortalities of raptors on the Bellarine Peninsula. Funding to Bellarine Landcare to support a portion of the costs of testing raptors and owls for the presence of rodenticides.
- Discovery and observation of nocturnal arboreal mammals and birds in nest hollows and boxes for expansion of the GFNC Fauna Group activities. Support for the purchase of a nest box inspection camera and associated equipment to be used by the Fauna Group in their regular survey activities.
- Have three decades of environmental changes impacted crested terns breeding in Bass Strait? A project undertaken by Jessica Radford, Honours student Deakin University, Geelong.
Donations can be made at any time by electronic funds transfer: BSB 063 633 Account No. 10287433. This is NOT the normal club account
Please ensure that the transfer is identified with your name and that it is a donation to the GFN Environment Fund. We will issue you with a numbered receipt suitable for taxation purposes.