About Friends of Grasslands

Friends of Grasslands is a non profit association run by volunteers, established in 1994, incorporated in the Australian Capital Territory, registration number A 3057, ABN 64 120 946 763. FoG is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).

FoG is managed by a Committee which is elected at annual general meetings.

A short history of Friends of Grasslands.

FoG is bound by its constitution (pdf, 1MB), adopted at the Annual General Meeting on 20 March 2024. It has a statement of intent, FOG who we are and what we do. On 17 Mar 2015 FoG adopted a statement of values, principles, functions and objectives (now in part superceded by the 2024 constitution). In January 2022 it adopted a vision. In September 2023 FoG adopted a Statement on first nations people.

Membership is open to all, both individuals and organisations.  Members include people interested in conservation, landowners and managers, members of landcare and parkcare groups, professional scientists and ecologists, private and government agencies. Members come from many parts of Australia.

FoG works in partnership with a number of organisations.

FoG is endorsed as a deductible gift recipient (DGR) under the Income Tax Assessment Act. That means that donations over $2 to the Public Fund can be claimed as tax deductions by the donor.