|About the program
|Bush Connect supported conservation activities in NSW’s Great Eastern Ranges corridor.
|Community Bush Regeneration
|This program supported community groups undertaking large, long-term projects in bush regeneration.
|The Trust is not currently funding this program. The program was last offered in 2019 for projects commencing term one in 2020.
|Food Gardens in Schools
This program fostered the growing and harvesting of food in school gardens.
In 2014 the program was incorporated into the Eco Schools program.
|Love Food Hate Waste
The Trust’s Love Food Hate Waste grants program was aimed at making people more aware of food waste and giving them steps to avoid it.
Grants are now managed by the NSW Environment Protection Authority.
|Organics Infrastructure – Home Composting
Organics Infrastructure – Home Composting grants helped local government promote the use of home compost bins and worm farms.
|Resource Recovery Facility Expansion and Enhancement
|This program aimed to increase the recycling of household and business waste.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority will manage future rounds.
|Riverina Red Gum Regional Employment and Community Development Fund
This program was created to support the NSW Riverina community affected by the establishment of the river red gum protected areas in the Riverina.
|Shredder Floc Management
|This program supported new approaches to managing metal waste (shredder floc) produced during recycling.
We maintain a list of closed programs no longer open to applications for reporting and reference purposes.