Environmental Grants

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Rose Bay Community Garden Grant

Do you want to make a difference to our environment?

Our Community Environmental Grants are open to all local schools, early learning centres and incorporated community groups for activities or projects that protect or enhance our local environment. Eligible groups and schools may apply for up to $2000 funding per project.

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Our 2021-22 Grant round will open in April 2021.To ensure you are notified of upcoming grant rounds please email sustainability@woollahra.nsw.gov.au

2020-21 Projects

Congratulations to our successful 2020-21 grant applicants!  We look forward to seeing the outcomes of all of your environmental projects.

  • McAuley Catholic Primary School
  • Emanuel Synagogue
  • Goethe Institute
  • The Scots College Early Years Centre
  • Kincoppal Rose Bay Junior School and Early Learning Centre
  • Rose Bay Community Garden
  • Paddington Community Garden Inc
  • Vaucluse Public School
  • Windsor Street Edible Garden Inc

Download an overview of successful 2020-21 projects

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Examples of sustainability projects

This year as Council has a focus on climate change action we encourage you to consider projects that help to reduce carbon emissions, reduce water use and minimise waste to landfill.

There are many types of projects that may be suitable. Some examples of projects that may be considered for these environmental grants include:

  • Energy saving initiatives eg LED lighting upgrades or solar installations
  • Water saving initiatives eg water tanks or smart sprinkler systems
  • Waste minimisation/recycling initiatives eg reusable plates and cups for canteens
  • Community clean-ups
  • Native gardens, bush tucker gardens or native bee hives
  • Organic vegetable gardens
  • Chicken coops
  • Bush regeneration

Successful projects from previous years

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You can see the list of previous successful applicants and their projects below.


For more information, please contact:

Environmental Education Officer
Telephone: 9391 7095
Email: sustainability@woollahra.nsw.gov.au