Environmental Education grants
Call for applications
The 2014 round of Environmental Education grants program will open in March 2014. This program has a two-stage application process.
Aim of the program
The aim of the Education program is to support educational projects or programs that develop or widen the community's knowledge of, skills in, and commitment to protecting the environment and promoting sustainable behaviour.
The objectives of the Education Program are:
- to facilitate changes in behaviour of individuals and groups which affect specific environmental problems.
- to develop and promote education projects which improve the environment.
Grants awarded in 2013
A total of 122 Expressions of Interest (EOI) were received and 21 were invited to submit full applications. The Trust approved nine applications totalling $442,787. A list of successful projects and project summaries is available on the 2013 Education community page.
State and local government program
A total of 63 EOIs were received and 17 were invited to submit full applications. The Trust approved eight applications totalling $481,552. A list of successful projects and project summaries is available on the 2013 Education state and local government page.
Funding for 2014
The total funds offered under the Environmental Education program will be:
Grants of between $5,000 and $100,000 are available for organisations undertaking educational projects to increase the environmental awareness of individuals, specific groups, special interest groups and/or the general community, and improve the environment of NSW.
The Education application process has two stages. The Trust only accepts full applications that are invited as a result of the Expression of Interest process.
Guidelines and application forms 2014
|Stage||Opening date||Closing date||Forms|
Expression of Interest (EOI) by advertisement
Available once program
is open for applications
|Stage 2: |
Detailed project application
- by invitation only, based on EOI
Samples available once
program is open for applications
Example guidelines and application forms
All applications for funding must be submitted on the relevant application form for that program and that year. The relevant application form and program guidelines will be available on this webpage while the program is open for applications each year.
However, for the information of potential applicants, examples of application forms and program guidelines from previous years are available below:
2013 Expression of Interest form
2013 Expression of Interest Guidelines
2013 Sample Application Form $5,000 - $20,000
2013 Sample Application Form $20,001 to $100,000
2013 Guidelines for Applicants
Further information sources
In addition to the Guidelines for Applicatns, further information that may be helpful in preparing an Education program EOI or full application, is available here.
Grants awarded in previous years
For information on previous grants awarded please select the relevant program from the side navigation menu.
A range of case studies from previously conducted Environmental Education projects are available on the case studies page. These projects all have their unique way of assisting to conserve and enhance the New South Wales environment.
For further information please contact the Environmental Trust on (02) 8837 6093.
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Page last updated: 17 February 2014