ACT Environment Grants (Grants) fund community projects that support environmental activities consistent with the ACT Government’s policies and priorities. They help strengthen participation and engagement in community led environmental initiatives.
2019-2020 ACT Environment Grants
ACT Environment Grants (the Grants) fund community-based projects that support on-ground implementation of the ACT Nature Conservation Strategy 2013-23.
The Grants have been funded annually by the ACT Government since 1997.
Applications for the 2019-2020 ACT Environment Grants round have closed.
In the 2019-2020 round, the ACT Environment Grants 20 applications were received to a total value of over $376,000.
12 projects to the value of $218,183 were successful and will contribute to the improvement of the ACT’s ecosystem health and conservation outcomes.
Project activities included weed and erosion control, care and rehabilitation of native wildlife, and support for on-ground citizen science projects. The successful project applicants and projects were:
- Innovative Chemical Free Weed Control for the ACT - Southern ACT Catchment Group
- Monitoring Rosenberg's Monitor - A Threatened Species in the ACT - National Parks Association of the ACT
- The Ecology and Movement of ACT's Adult Female Little Eagle - ACT Red Hill Regenerators
- Bringing Biodiversity Back to Canberra Suburbs - Molonglo Catchment Group
- Urambi-Amberley Connectivity Corridor and Pink Tail Worm Lizard Habitat Improvement - Southern ACT Catchment Group
- Woodland Habitat Enhancement on Bold Hill - Molonglo Catchment Group
- Piney Creek Restoration and Woodland Connections - Molonglo Catchment Group
- Cultural Resource Garden Beds - Greening Australia Capital Region
- Mt Pleasant Reserve- Restoration of Box-Gum Woodland Area Weed Control and Revegetation - Molonglo Catchment Group
- Protecting Pink Tailed worm Lizard Habitat on Mount Taylor - Southern ACT Catchment Group
- Hughes Garran Woodland Biodiversity Improvement - Southern ACT Catchment Group
- Yerrabi Pond Nesting Boxes - Giralang Kaleen Men’s Shed