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Sustainability Small Grants Program

 

Under the Sustainability Small Grants Program, local community organisations can apply for grants of up to $5000 for community sustainability projects. There are two funding rounds per year under the Sustainability Small Grants Program.

The Sustainability Small Grants Program will fund projects that:

1. Increase the environmental sustainability of Lane Cove through projects that have direct and measurable positive environmental outcomes in relation to:

  • Energy consumption;

  • Water consumption;

  • Waste avoidance, recycling and reuse;

  • Biodiversity and bushland; or

  • Sustainable transport.

2. Encourage the Lane Cove community to adopt more environmentally sustainable attitudes and behaviours.

Small Grants Round 16 has now closed. Round 17 opens on 1st February, 2019.

Local community organisations are invited to apply for funding under Round 17 of the Sustainability Small Grants Program.

Interested organisations should download the relevant documentation:

Information Kit

Application Form

 

Project ideas for community organisations:

Sustainable design projectsDevelopment of food or native gardensRaised garden beds
Installation of water tanksInstallation of Pulpmaster for food waste/ compost and worm farmingWeed awareness programs
Installation of solar PV or solar hot waterRecycling  and waste minimisation projects –including the 'take 3' education campaignEnhancing wildlife corridors
Energy efficiency projectsSustainability education programs for targeted audiencesErosion stabilisation/ bush regeneration projects
Bike racks for school studentsSustainability camps/forumsNative bees

Applications must be submitted by one of the following means:


1. By post to:
Sustainability Small Grants Program
Lane Cove Council
PO Box 20
Lane Cove NSW 1595


 2. By email to:
lccouncil@lanecove.nsw.gov.au
Subject line: Sustainability Small Grants Program


 3. In person to:
Lane Cove Council
48 Longueville Road Lane Cove

 

For enquiries, please contact Council's Sustainability Coordinator on 9911 3699 or email sustainability@lanecove.nsw.gov.au