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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 or call the grant program office on 3330 6360.

Round 1 – Koala Research

Funding for Round 1 – Koala Research is now available and will provide researchers with the opportunity to improve outcomes for Queensland’s koala population.

Grants of up to $100,000 (ex GST) are available to eligible tertiary education institutions and other entities involved in scientific research for projects which address one or more of the Queensland Government’s following koala conservation research priorities:

  • the threats to Queensland’s koalas and developing or identifying strategies to mitigate these threats
  • methods to create stakeholder partnerships for effective koala conservation, and how to foster behavioural change in the community
  • the dynamics of koala habitat and appropriate koala habitat management techniques
  • improving koala survey and monitoring techniques
  • appropriate koala translocation and reintroduction policies
  • effective and appropriate market-based instruments for koala conservation.

Applications close 5:00pm (Queensland time) Friday 5 May, 2017 and 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)

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

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 April 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
3 April 2017

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