Community Sustainability Grant
Bring your project to life with a Community Sustainability Grant from Cairns Regional Council.
Not for profit groups operating in the Cairns local government area, can apply for up to $5,000 to deliver projects with a range of sustainability outcomes- from resource efficiency, sustainable travel and food production to biodiversity improvements or community education.
Applications for 2017/18 are open between 1 June and 31 July. For more information, refer to the Community Sustainability Grant guidelines and application form. ( PDF, 0.26 MB )
It is strongly recommended to discuss project ideas with the Sustainability Team before making an application. Initial contact is best made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nature-based Learning Grant
Council’s Nature-Based Learning Grant provides up to $2,000 for school excursions that connect children with nature in a way that results in a greater awareness and appreciation of sustainable living and the natural world.
In 2016/17, 13 schools (1389 students) received grant funding for a range of excursions including trips to the reef and rainforest. See downloads section for more detail.
In 2017/18, grant applications are invited between 1 August and 30 September. For more information, refer to the Nature-based Learning Grant Application. ( PDF, 0.35 MB )
Council’s Sustainability Team invites you to discuss your project ideas before you make an application. Initial contact is best made by emailing email@example.com.