Environment and sustainability grants

Brisbane City Council's Lord Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants Program provides funding to groups and individuals across Brisbane to carry out projects that improve Brisbane's natural environment and sustainability.

Grant recipient profiles

Council profiles previous grant recipients so that you can learn valuable tips to help you apply for a grant, as well as find out how grant funding has helped recipients achieve their goals. Our current profiles feature recipients of Environment and Sustainability Grants. Read the profiles

2016-17 grant recipients

Find out which community groups and individuals received funding through the 2016-17 Environment and Sustainability Grants Program. Find out how Council grants are assisting our natural environment and get involved in a project near you. Read about recipients of:

Find out more about other community groups or projects near you and get involved in helping our natural environment.

Grants currently closed

The following grants are currently closed for application.

""Cultivating Community Gardens Grants

Council's Cultivating Community Gardens Grants aim to enhance Brisbane's sustainability and liveability by providing funding to local non-profit community groups and organisations to establish, develop and maintain community gardens on Council-owned and other land.

Opens: 31 July 2017

""Native Wildlife Carers Grants

The Native Wildlife Carers Grants provide financial assistance to groups and individuals involved in rehabilitating and releasing orphaned, sick and injured native wildlife within the Brisbane City Council area.

Opens: 31 July 2017

""Environmental Grants

The Environmental Grants provide funding to community-based groups and non-profit organisations to undertake environmental initiatives that address local or citywide community environmental issues. 

Opens: 2 October 2017

""Sustainability Grants

Sustainability Grants provide assistance to non-profit organisations to undertake actions to support the reduction of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions of their facilities. 

Opens: 2 October 2017

Access your account

You can view pending and past grant applications. On the Smartygrants webpage, click on Login and enter your details.

Register your details

If you would like to be notified of future opening dates for grant rounds, register at My Community Directory. To enter your details, click on 'Join for free' at the bottom of the page and follow the prompts. Council uses data from the directory to email community organisations when appropriate grant programs open.

More information

For more information,  phone Council on 07 3403 8888 and ask to speak to the Program Officer - Community Conservation Support Team, Natural Environment, Water and Sustainability Branch.