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 round dates

Applications are closed. 

Applications for the 2017-18 round will open on Monday, 2 October 2017.


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.

Funding available

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

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, 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. Alternatively you can read the grant guidelines.

31 July 2017