ACT Environment Grants (Grants) fund community-based projects that support on-ground environmental activities consistent with the ACT Government’s policies.
The Grants have been funded annually by the ACT Government since 1997.
The 2017-18 Grants round is open and was announced on 6 July 2017 by Minster for Environment and Heritage, Minister Mick Gentleman MLA.
$200,000.00 is available in funding for community projects. A maximum limit of $50,000 applies per grant application.
The assessment criteria for the Grants emphasise the following requirements:
- Alignment with funding priorities for 2017-18 ACT Environment Grants:
- Enhance habitat connectivity and restore ecosystem function in woodlands, grasslands and/or aquatic ecosystems in the ACT;
- Help manage threats to biodiversity, including weed management and pest management, in the ACT;
- Protect native species and ecological communities in the ACT;
- Enhance the biodiversity value of urban areas in the ACT; and
- Engage the community in on-ground environmental work.
- Effectiveness of your project
- Level of project planning
- Soundness of project budgeting and value for money
- Level of community and stakeholder engagement.
Apply now for 2017-18 ACT Environment Grants
For additional information about the Grants, contact the Grants Coordinator by emailing: email@example.com
Applications will close on 5pm on Thursday 24 August 2017