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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 and conserve Queensland’s natural and built environment.

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

Up to $4 million will be allocated throughout 2016/17 to projects which support sustainability, climate, environmental and heritage protection activities.

Grants will be made available through targeted funding rounds throughout 2016/17.

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 – Heritage Conservation

Funding for Round 2 – Heritage of the Community Sustainability Action grants is now available and will provide funding to projects that facilitate the conservation of, access to and community engagement with Queensland’s Heritage-listed places.

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

  • restore and conserve Queensland’s heritage-listed sites
  • prepare or review a Conservation Management Plan for a heritage-listed site.

Applications will be accepted from owners of sites listed on the Queensland Heritage Register or on a local government heritage register, or organisations that have the responsibility to manage such sites (‘Friends of’ groups for example).

Applications will also be accepted from Local Government Agencies identified under Category 1 of the Remuneration Schedule of the Local Government Remuneration and Discipline Tribunal Report 2016.

Applications close 4:00pm Tuesday 20 June 2017 and it is anticipated that successful applicants will be announced from September 2017.

More information regarding the Community Sustainability Action grants – Heritage can be found in the heritage guidelines (PDF, 553KB).

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

Closed rounds

Round 1 – Koala Research

Round 1 – Koala Research of the Community Sustainability Action grants is now closed.

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

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

Round 1 - Conservation of the Community Sustainability Action grants is now closed.

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

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
24 May 2017

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