Community environmental grants program

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Community Environmental Grants Program

Council’s Community Environmental Grants program aims to support local schools and community groups to implement sustainability projects.

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

2019-20 Grant Round

To learn about eligibility, themes and selection criteria for our grants please download the 2019-20 Grant Guidelines (PDF)

Apply for a Community Environmental Grant now

Key Dates:

  • Applications Open - Monday 1 April 2019
  • Applications Close - Sunday 19 May 2019
  • Grants announced – by early July 2019
  • Grant awards ceremony – mid-July 2019

2018-19 Projects

Congratulations to our successful 2018/19 grant applicants!

We look forward to seeing the outcomes of all of your great projects.

Download the list of successful 2018-19 projects

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To ensure you are notified of upcoming grant rounds please email

Examples of sustainability projects

Projects include outdoor classrooms, vegetable gardens, water tanks, bee hives, chicken coops, biodiversity projects, solar panel installations and environmental education programs.

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


For more information, please contact:

Environmental Education Officer
Telephone: 9391 7095