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Community Sustainability Action grants

The Community Sustainability Action grants are providing $12 million over three years to eligible community groups and individuals for innovative projects which seek to address climate change, conserve Queensland’s natural and built environment and protect our unique wildlife.

The program will support locally based, community driven projects which encourage real change in Queensland communities.

Up to $4 million will be allocated throughout 2017/18 to projects which support a range of environmental and heritage protection activities.

Grants will be made available through targeted funding rounds throughout 2017/18.

For more information, please email csagrants@ehp.qld.gov.au or call the grant program office on 3330 6360.

Current rounds open for applications

Round 2 – Environmental Conservation

Funding for Round 2 – Environmental Conservation of the Community Sustainability Action grants is now open.

Funding will be provided for projects that undertake on-ground activities to rehabilitate degraded landscapes, protect and improve habitat and biodiversity and improve climate resilience.

Grants of up to $50,000 (ex GST) are available for projects including:

  • weeding and revegetation
  • pest animal control
  • litter and marine debris collection.

Applications will be accepted from charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), properly established incorporated associations (incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 1981) or not-for-profit organisation registered under the Corporations Act 2001.

Applications close 4:00pm 21 August 2017.

More information regarding the Community Sustainability Action grants – Environmental Conservation can be found in the environmental conservation guidelines (PDF, 545KB).

The application form can be accessed through the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection’s online grant application service.

Closed rounds

Round 2 – Heritage Conservation

Round 2 – Heritage Conservation of the Community Sustainability Action grants is now closed.

It is anticipated that successful applicants will be announced from September 2017.

More information regarding the Community Sustainability Action grants – Heritage Conservation can be found in the Round 2 – Heritage (PDF, 552KB) Conservation guidelines.

Round 1 – Koala Research

Successful applicants under Round 1 – Koala Research have now been announced.

A total of 10 recipients have been successful in applying for almost $600,000 in grant funding for koala research for projects. See details of the successful projects.

More information regarding the Community Sustainability Action grants – Koala Research can be found in the Round 1 – Koala Research guidelines (PDF, 503KB)

Round 1 – Conservation

Successful applicants under Round 1 – Conservation, have now been announced.

A total of 102 recipients have been successful in applying for more than $1.76m in grant funding for projects which seek to improve the eco-efficiency of community facilities and mitigate the impacts of climate change on Queensland’s natural landscapes. See details of the successful projects.

More information regarding the Community Sustainability Action grants – Conservation can be found in the Round 1 – Conservation guidelines (PDF, 464KB).

Round 1 – Heritage

Successful applicants under Round 1 – Heritage have now been announced.

A total of 18 recipients have been successful in applying for more than $700,000 in grant funding for projects which seek to restore and conserve Queensland’s heritage-listed buildings. Details of the successful projects are available here.

More information regarding CSA Heritage grants can be found in the Round 1 – Heritage Guidelines (PDF, 244KB).

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Last updated
14 August 2017
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