Environment Grants

The Lord Mayor's Environment Grants provide funding to not-for-profit community groups and organisations to undertake environmental initiatives that address local or citywide community environmental issues.


Funding amounts range from $1000 to $20,000.

Funding round dates

Applications for this grant will open from 8 November to 11 December 2023.

How to apply

Applications for the 2023-24 round are open and will close at midnight Monday, 11 December 2023. To ensure your eligibility, please read the Lord Mayor's Environment Grant guidelines

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On-ground projects must be on Council land and have land-manager approval. Two recent quotes for goods and services over $1000 will need to be provided at the time of application.

An applicant should be an incorporated not-for-profit organisation.

An unincorporated not-for-profit organisation or community group may also apply, under the auspices of an incorporated not-for-profit organisation prepared to act as auspice.

The auspice must be able to accept legal and financial responsibility for the applicant's project.

Applicants must not have any overdue Council grant acquittals, or outstanding debts with Council.

Acquittal reports for successful applicants

If your application is successful you will be required to complete your project and submit an online acquittal form within 12 months of the execution of the grant applicant’s funding agreement. You will receive an email to advise you how to access the acquittal form.

Grant recipients with overdue acquittal reports are not eligible to apply for grants.

If you believe your community group may have an outstanding acquittal report from a project, phone Council on 07 3403 8888.

More information

For more information, please ensure you read the grant guidelines and before you commence your application you can phone Council on 07 3403 8888 to enquire about this grant program. 

Last updated: 8 November 2023

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