Sustainability Grants

Council provides a range of grants to further sustainability throughout the Cairns region.

To ensure your application is eligible and assessed, please discuss your project ideas with the Sustainability team by emailing us at: sustainability@cairns.qld.gov.au before submitting your application.

Community Sustainability Grant

Not-for-profit groups can apply for up to $5,000 for projects that deliver renewable energy, waste reduction, low carbon travel, sustainable food production, biodiversity improvements or education for sustainability.

  • Closed for 2020

Nature-based Learning Grant

Schools can apply for 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.

  • Closed for 2020

Ideas from past grant recipients

Please refer to the documents below for an overview of the activities and projects funded in the past by Council's sustainability grants:

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Last updated: 13 October 2020