Environmental Grants

Corangamite Shire is committed to engaging and empowering the community to address environmental and sustainability concerns across the Shire.

Environment Support Grants

The Environment Support Grants provide financial assistance to incorporated community groups, organisations and individuals to undertake environmental and sustainability projects on public and private land within Corangamite Shire.

Grant recipients can download a copy of the final report form by clicking on the link below.

Final Report Form(PDF, 49KB) (pdf) Final Report Form(DOCX, 166KB) (Word doc)

This year, 2017-2018, the Grants will be offering up to $2,000 (GST exclusive) matching funding to environmental and sustainability projects which meet the funding criteria.

Projects with activities relating to the following outcomes are eligible to apply:

  • Weed control to protect and enhance environmental assets
  • Protection and enhancement of remnant native vegetation
  • An increase in the extent, condition and connectivity of native vegetation
  • Improvements to soil health and water quality
  • Waste reduction and education
  • Increased community understanding of environmental and sustainability issues

Projects from incorporated community groups who wish to improve the energy and/or water efficiency of community facilities are also eligible to apply.

For further information on the Environment Support Grants 2017-2018, please read through the funding guidelines. The guidelines provide detailed information on what activities/items will be funded and what won’t be funded, the eligibility criteria, funding timelines, funding conditions and the funding criteria which all applications received will be assessed against.

To download a copy of the funding guidelines for the 2017-2018 program, please click on the below, Council strongly encourages everyone to read the guidelines prior to completing the application form.

An application form and relevant finance forms must be completed and submitted to Council for all projects to be considered for funding.

Please download the application form and finance forms by clicking the relevant link below.

For more information on Council's Environment Support Grants, please contact Environment Department  on 03 5593 7100 or email your enquiry to shire@corangamite.vic.gov.au