Urban Sustainability Grants

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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 $15 000 in support of your activity.

Case studies of successful applications to the Dr Edward Hall Environment Grant Program.

Apply for a grant

To apply for a grant you need to register with SmartyGrants. Visit SmartyGrants or click the 'Apply now' button from a grant below, and then click 'Log in'. From the page that is displayed you can register as a user with SmartyGrants and start your application. You can also preview the application form.

Urban Sustainability Grants

The Urban Sustainability Grant supports community-led activities that develop solutions to climate change and sustainability issues.

This program provides cash support up to $15,000 per application.

The Urban Sustainability Grant Guideline(PDF, 968KB) outlines the application process, eligibility and assessment criteria.

The grant will reopen in July 2022.

If you are interested in this funding opportunity, you are encouraged to speak to the grants officer before the grant round opens on 03 6238 2132 or grants@hobartcity.com.au.


03 6238 2132