Environment and Sustainability Grants Program

The Environment and Sustainability Grants Program is offered to assist not-for-profit community organisations in providing opportunities that benefit the wider Geelong community.

Grant round closed

Applications for 2019/20 opened on Friday 7 June 2019 and closed at 5.00 p.m. on Friday 2 August 2019. Submitted applications are currently being assessed with outcomes to be notified a at the end of October 2019.  Dates for any future rounds have not been determined.

How to apply:

Read the grant guidelines (note that these are for reference only as the round is closed - guidelines are updated when a new round opens).

Contact the Grants Team: Lynda Hansson 5272 4736 or Ana Didulica 5272 5039, or by email (communitygrants@geelongcity.vic.gov.au).


General Overview:

The Environment and Sustainability grants program looks for projects that help to achieve the goals and outcomes of our strategic objectives relating to environment and sustainability. Our overarching documents are Greater Geelong: A Clever and Creative Future, Environment Management Strategy 2014-2017 and One Planet Living principles.

The Environment and Sustainability Grants Program is also supported by the Future Proofing Geelong initiative for projects that meet the objectives of the Low Carbon Growth.

The priority areas of the Greater Geelong: A Clever and Creative Future that relate to community groups are:

  • sustainable development that supports population growth and protects the natural environment
  • development and implementation of sustainable solutions.

Page last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019