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EnviroGrants

The City of Logan 2018 EnviroGrants are closed to applications. The next round will open for applications in January 2019.

EnviroGrants program

The EnviroGrants program aims to enhance and protect the natural environment and foster environmentally sustainable practices across the City of Logan through community awareness and participation.

There are five grant categories:

  1. Environmental Partnerships & Capacity Building
  2. On-ground Ecosystem Restoration
  3. Environmental Surveys and Research
  4. Environmental Education
  5. Individual Wildlife Carer support

Environmental Partnerships & Capacity Building
Up to $10,000 available per grant

  • Funding towards operational, capital, on-ground and capacity building project expenses for not-for-profit environmental and wildlife organisations whose operations or services contribute to the enhancement and protection of the environment and wildlife within Logan City.
  • Targeted at incorporated not-for-profit environmental and wildlife care organisations

On-ground Ecosystem Restoration
Up to $10,000 available per grant

  • Funding for on-ground ecosystem restoration projects that make a positive and ongoing contribution to the region’s corridors, biodiversity and waterways values.
  • Targeted at private landholders, educational and not-for-profit organisations. Also open to individuals & businesses.
  • Priority given to projects that’s goal includes restoration and revegetation of waterways, wetlands and biodiversity corridors.
  • Projects MUST include an in-kind contribution

Environmental Surveys and Research
Up to $10,000 available per grant

  • Assistance for projects that focus on Council’s environmental priorities. E.g. Threatened species, pest species, water quality, connectivity, sustainability, carbon neutrality.
  • Open to businesses, educational and not-for-profit organisations.
  • Projects which align with Council’s corporate priority outcomes will be prioritised
  • Projects MUST include an in-kind contribution

Environmental Education
Up to $2,000 available per grant

  • Assistance to educate the wider community about responsible environmental and sustainability practices. Examples may include workshops, sustainable school projects and educational booklets.
  • Targeted at educational & not-for-profit organisations. Also open to individuals & businesses.

Individual Wildlife Carer Support
Up to $1,500 available per grant

  • Assistance for individual wildlife carers for the purchase of native animal food and medication associated with the rehabilitation of native wildlife.
  • Open to individual registered wildlife carers.

For further information regarding EnviroGrants see the Environmental Grants Policy.

For information regarding Councils Grants programs and tips on how to put together a grant application go to https://www.logan.qld.gov.au/community-support/grants/grant-assistance

2018 EnviroGrants recipients

The City of Logan 2018 EnviroGrants funding round provided over $170,000.00 to the community. A total of 45 EnviroGrants applications were successful which included 31 environmental project grants and 14 wildlife carer grants. Successful 2018 Envirogrants recipients were acknowledged and presented with their EnviroGrants awards at LEAF which was held on 27 May 2018.

The successful 2018 EnviroGrants recipients are:

Environmental Project/ResearchRecipient
 Bulimba Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee Inc Pollinator Link Project
 Woodridge State High School Bush Tucker Garden & Meeting Space
 Griffith University / University of QueenslandSupporting the Assessment of Strategic Planning and Environmental Rehabilitation of Slacks Creek
 Australian Trust For Conservation Volunteers Engage, Restore and Learn: Restoring Riparian Vegetation in the Upper Albert River
 Shevaun Russell Creek Restoration
 James Kaiser Logan River bank restoration
 Sabine Hoare Quinzeh Creek clean up
 Daniel Wesche South Quarter Sanctuary
 Slacks Creek Catchment Restoration GroupGriffith University Arboretum: Community Discovery and Enhancement Project
 Slacks Creek Catchment Restoration Group Griffith University Arboretum: Interpretive Trail Project
 Oxley Creek Catchment Association Spring Mountain Reserve Bushcare Support
 Oxley Creek Catchment Association Crewes Creek Expanded Engagement
 Rochelle Singh We love Natives
 Lesley Howarth Weed Control & Regeneration - Oxley Creek
 Boronia heights State School EARTHKEEPERS
 Browns Plains State High School Sustainable Garden Extension
 Marsden State High School Marsden SHS Recycling Revolution
 St Francis College Growing our Community – Community Garden Project
 St Francis College Rainbow Serpent Garden  – Community Garden Project
 Aaron Conis Native Rehabilitation
 John Traynor Native Rehabilitation
 Tammy Gourley Native Rehabilitation
 Joanne Young TD Riverbank restoration part 1
 Elisabeth WilliamsonCedar Grove Catchment continued improvement project – weed eradication and Riparian Restoration.
 Rachel HughesCedar Grove Catchment continued improvement project – weed eradication and Riparian Restoration.
 Sarah MannCedar Grove Catchment continued improvement project – weed eradication and Riparian Restoration.
 Angela PeachyCedar Grove Catchment continued improvement project – weed eradication and Riparian Restoration.
 Mark RogersCedar Grove Catchment continued improvement project – weed eradication and Riparian Restoration.
 Mark CollishawCedar Grove Catchment continued improvement project – weed eradication and Riparian Restoration.
 Corrie WilliamsCedar Grove Catchment continued improvement project – weed eradication and Riparian Restoration.
 Native Plants Logan River Eagleby Wetlands Community Nursery upgrade
Wildlife Carer RecipientProject
Lauren BottleWildcare
Donna WillisRehabilitation of possums
Trixie BenbrookCare for Injured Native Birds
Francine StewartWildlife Carer Expenses
Bat Conservation and Rescue Qld IncFruit for flying fox rehabilitation
Annette BirdPurchase of a reptile egg incubator and Construction of an outdoor flight aviary for birds
Samantha LongmanKoala Fodder Plantation and Kindy
Amanda BrayWild Bird Rehabilitation Housing
Clara RobertsonRescue Kit
Jessie OvendenExtensions to Existing Aviary
Stacey RobertsonBat Rescue Kit
Leanne RobertsonMacropod Enclosure
Wildlife Rescue Logan Inc.Koala rehabilitation
Bob WileyRescue, rehabilitation and release.