Sustainability Grants


Brisbane City Council's 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. Funding is provided towards an energy audit and implementation of associated energy efficiency measures.

Funding available

Funding amounts range from $1000 to $10,000.

Funding round dates

Applications for this grant are now closed. 

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by late January 2018.


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 a sponsor.

The sponsor 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 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 and ask to speak with the Program Officer - Community Conservation Support team, Natural Environment, Water and Sustainability branch for advice.

More information

For more information, and before you commence your application please phone Council on 07 3403 8888 and ask to speak to the Program Officer - Community Conservation Support team, Natural Environment Water and Sustainability Branch. You can also read the grant guidelines for the latest round.

07 November 2017