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 $5 000 in support of your activity. 

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

Urban Sustainability Grants

Amount: up to $5000

Key dates: the next round will open 15 February 2020. 

Urban Sustainability Grants Guidelines(PDF, 373KB)

Apply online: applications will open 15 February 2020. 



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