Environmental Education

The Environmental Education grants program distributes up to $1 million in each funding round for projects that develop knowledge and skills in protecting and restoring our environment.

This program is currently closed to applications. The 2019 round is expected to open in June/July 2019.

Purpose

This program supports projects that develop knowledge, skills, commitment to, and ongoing participation in, protecting the environment.

Program proposals are expected to incorporate the following elements:

  • environmental benefit
  • community need
  • collaboration
  • transformative learning leading to behaviour change
  • evaluation and dissemination.

Funding available

This program is currently being redesigned.

Who can apply?

  • community groups and organisations
  • incorporated associations
  • non-profit organisations
  • non-commercial cooperatives
  • government entities

When can applications be made?

This program is currently closed to applications. The 2019 round is expected to open in June/July 2019.

This program is currently being redesigned.

You can download case studies of previous projects from Learning from funded projects.

This program is currently being redesigned.

The program has been awarding grants for over 25 years. In the most recent round, offered in 2017, we:

  • received 117 Expressions of Interest
  • awarded funding to 13 projects totalling $953,373.

Project summaries