Community Environment Grants are expected to contribute to the community being educated into being more environmentally sustainable in their day-to-day operations and decision making or actions that directly benefit the environment. 

The Wyndham City Council City Plan, the Environment and Sustainability Strategy 2015-2040 and other relevant plans and policies form a foundation for outcomes sought through this grant. 

Typical Projects

Projects may be funded which educate the community and result in more environmentally sustainable operations and decision making, such as:

  • Tree planting days on public land with appropriate permits
  • Information sessions, workshops and other capacity building and educational activities
  • Environmentally sustainable projects which promote awareness, education and behaviour change to households and businesses (this can include demonstration projects)

Expected Outcomes

As a result of the project, community members will be more informed about environmentally sustainable practices and/or have better practices in relation to:

  • Recycling
  • Minimising food waste
  • Composting
  • Energy and water efficiency
  • Revegetation
  • Renewable energy projects
  • Stormwater harvesting
  • Pest, plant and animal control
  • Native species conservation
  • Litter control
  • Curbside recycling
  • Green bin education

Assessment Criteria and Weighting Percentage

  • Extent to which the project activities are likely to contribute toward one or more expected outcome(s) - 50%
  • Demonstrated applicant intent, capacity and readiness to deliver the project. Budget is realistic and reasonable for the amount of funding requested -   30%
  • An effective and appropriate approach to attracting participants and project partners - 20%

Apply

Step 1: Download and read the Community Grants Guidelines.

Step 2: Prepare any documentation to support your application and if you need assistance contact Wyndham City’s Grants Team.

Step 3: Apply

If you need assistant with your application, please contact Wyndham City’s Grants Team for assistance on 9742 0926 or email funding@wyndham.vic.gov.au

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