Environmental Grants Program

Scenic Rim Regional Council

Relevent Country: Australia

The Scenic Rim Regional Council has announced the applications for its Environmental Grants Program which aims to encourage and assist community involvement in the management of the Scenic Rim’s environment for the benefit of the whole region.


The objectives of this program are to:

  • Support community groups and private property owners to enhance, protect and restore the natural environment of the Scenic Rim region.
  • Encourage and foster environmental ethic and behaviour change amongst the community.
  • Increase community awareness and understanding of environmental values.
  • Support conservation strategies currently undertaken by Council.

Eligibility Criteria

An applicant must be one of the following:

  • Community group – These groups preferably should be incorporated or sponsored by an incorporated organisation. Projects can be on any land tenure, where a strong public benefit can be demonstrated.
  • Non-Government Organisation, Not-for-Profit organisation – Organisations need to display a significant public benefit from the project.
  • Businesses with philanthropic programs – The business needs to display a significant public benefit from the project and provide a minimum of dollar-for-dollar financial contribution.
  • Pre-School, Primary School, or Secondary School – The school must be located within the Local Government Area. Applications must be endorsed by the Principal or Deputy Principal of the school.
  • Private property owner – Property must be located in the region and involved in Councils Habitat Protection Program (e.g. Land for Wildlife) where the applicant can clearly demonstrate a significant community or environmental benefit.

Source: https://www.scenicrim.qld.gov.au/grants-funding-awards/environment-grants/1