Queensland Government – Community Sustainability Action grants

Status: Ongoing

Region: Queensland wide

Amount: Between $5,000 and $50,000 (excluding GST)

Details:

The Community Sustainability Action grants provide grant funding to eligible community groups and individuals for innovative projects which seek to address climate change, conserve Queensland’s natural and built environment and protect our unique wildlife.

The program supports locally based, community driven projects which encourage real change in Queensland communities.

For more information, please email [email protected] or call the grant program office on 3330 6360.

Round 7—Community Sustainable Spaces

Applications for Round 7—Community Sustainable Spaces of the Community Sustainability Action grant program is now open.

Grants of between $5,000 and $50,000 (excluding GST) are available to rehabilitate or rewild unused spaces to support biodiversity conservation, or to repurpose unused or neglected spaces for community use.

Applications will be accepted from:

  • properly established incorporated associations (incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 1981)
  • Australian charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC)
  • not-for-profit organisations registered under the Corporations Act 2001
  • Indigenous corporations incorporated under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (Cwlth)
  • Natural Resource Management (NRM) bodies.

Projects funded will be those that focus on connecting communities to their natural and green urban landscapes to:

  • improve community engagement and access with the natural environment and green urban spaces
  • deliver good environmental outcomes (for example, by improving habitat for Queensland native species)
  • support circular economy initiatives, such as local organics reuse
  • help to address food poverty and/or food security in local communities.

More information is available in the Round 7—Community Sustainable Spaces program guidelines (PDF, 1 MB).

All applications must be submitted using the online SmartyGrants application system.

Applications close 4pm on Thursday, 16 February 2023.

For more information: https://www.qld.gov.au/environment/management/funding/community-sustainability

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