Urban Sustainability Grants

Urban Sustainability Grants bring together two separate previous programs – the Dr Edward Hall Environment Grant and the Waste Reduction Grant programs to offer an annual round of up to $55 000 for projects that: 

  • increase resource recovery 
  • reduce the volume and type of waste otherwise directed to landfill
  • promote or undertake initiatives to increase energy efficiency  
  • actively address or promote air and water quality improvements 
  • support the development of sustainable community food gardens and local biodiversity projects 
  • support academic or community research into any of the above.  

This program is available to schools, community groups and businesses, providing up to $5 000 in support of your activity. 

 Grant Amount  Key Dates  Guidelines  Apply
Up to $5000 

Opens 31 August 2019

Information sessions will be held on 10 September 2019 at 1 pm and 5.30 pm at the Elizabeth Street Conference Centre, 50 Macquarie Street. 

To register your interest, please email grants@hobartcity.com.au

Guidelines(PDF, 373KB) Online application form


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