Environmental Grants

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

The Environmental 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.

The Grants offer up to $2,000 (GST exclusive) matching funding to environmental and sustainability projects which meet the funding criteria.

What types of things are funded through Environmental Grants?

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.

How do I apply?

Applications for the 2017-2018 Environmental Grants Program are now closed.

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