Environment and sustainability grants

Brisbane City Council offers a range of environment and sustainability related grants for community groups, non-profit organisations and individuals under the Lord Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants Program.

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

Grants currently open

There are no Council grants for environment and sustainability projects currently open for application.

To register for future grant rounds or find out more information, contact the Program Officer (grants), Community Conservation Support Team, Natural Water and Sustainability Branch by:

  • phoning Council on 07 3403 8888
  • email.

Grants currently closed

The following Council grants for environment and sustainability projects are currently closed for application. There are four grant sub-categories.


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. 

""Native Wildlife Carer Grants

The Native Wildlife Carer 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.

""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.

""Sustainability Grants

Sustainability Grants provide assistance to non-profit organisations to undertake Level 1 or 2 Energy Audits of their facility, supporting the reduction of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

2015-16 grant recipients

Find out which community groups and individuals received funding through the 2015-16 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.

Access your account

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