Environment Grants

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:

  1. 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.
  2. Effectiveness of your project
  3. Level of project planning
  4. Soundness of project budgeting and value for money
  5. Level of community and stakeholder engagement.

Apply now for 2017-18 ACT Environment Grants

To apply for a grant you need to read the Information Pack carefully and complete the Application Form.

For additional information about the Grants, contact the Grants Coordinator by emailing: actnrm@act.gov.au

Applications will close on 5pm on Thursday 24 August 2017

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