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EnviroGrants

The Environmental Grants program aims to enhance and protect the natural environment and foster environmentally sustainable practices by supporting community awareness and engagement projects across the City of Logan.

This year there are five categories available:

  1. Environmental Partnerships & Capacity Building - up to $10,000 funding per project
  2. On-ground Ecosystem Restoration - up to $10,000 funding per project
  3. Environmental Surveys & Research - up to $10,000 funding per project
  4. Environmental Education - up to $2,000 funding per project
  5. Individual Wildlife Carer Support - up to $1,500 funding per project

Please read the EnviroGrants Guidelines 2019 (PDF 283 KB) thoroughly before starting your application.

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Aligning with environmentally sustainable practices, EnviroGrants are managed online.

Who can and cannot apply?

The following are encouraged to apply:

  • Individuals
  • Local private landholders
  • Local registered wildlife carers
  • Education facilities
  • Not-for-profit environmental and wildlife care organisations
  • Businesses operating within the City of Logan.

The following are ineligible to apply:

  • Political organisations or individuals with a political agenda
  • Individuals or organisations that have outstanding accounts with Council
  • Individuals or organisations that have not successfully acquitted any previous grant funding

What can I apply for and how much is available?

EnviroGrants funding is available under the following five categories:

Environmental Partnerships & Capacity Building

Up to $10,000 available per grant.

Supporting operational, capital, on-ground and capacity building project expenses for operations or services that contribute to the enhancement and protection of the environment and wildlife within the City of Logan.

This category is suitable for not-for-profit environmental and wildlife care organisations.

Applications open 29 January 2020.

EnviroGrants Guidelines 2019 (PDF 283 KB)

On-ground Ecosystem Restoration

Up to $10,000 available per grant.

Supporting on-ground ecosystem restoration projects that make a positive and ongoing contribution to the environmental corridors, biodiversity and waterway values within the City of Logan.

Applicants must demonstrate a minimum of 30% co-funding or equivalent in-kind support to the project.

This category is suitable for private landholders, individuals, businesses, educational institutions and not-for-profit organisations.

Applications open 29 January 2020.

EnviroGrants Guidelines 2019 (PDF 283 KB)

Environmental Surveys & Research

Up to $10,000 available per grant.

Supporting surveying and research projects that focus on water quality, connectivity, sustainability, carbon neutrality and threatened and pest species within the City of Logan.

Applicants must demonstrate a minimum of 30% co-funding or equivalent in-kind support to the project.

This category is suitable for businesses, educational institutions and not-for-profit organisations.

Applications open 29 January 2020.

EnviroGrants Guidelines 2019 (PDF 283 KB)

Environmental Education

Up to $2,000 available per grant.

Supporting community education relating to responsible environmental and sustainability practices within the City of Logan. This may include workshops, sustainable gardening projects, wildlife conservation events or educational booklets.

This category is suitable for individuals, businesses, educational institutions, and not-for-profit organisations.

Applications open 29 January 2020.

EnviroGrants Guidelines 2019 (PDF 283 KB)

Individual Wildlife Carer Support

Up to $1,500 available per grant.

Supporting individual wildlife carers for the purchase of native animal food, supplements, fuel and medication associated with the rehabilitation of native wildlife. Capital items such as incubators and cages are not available in this category.

This category is suitable for registered individual wildlife carers who are endorsed by a current legislated wildlife rehabilitation organisation or hold an individual wildlife rehabilitation permit issued under the Queensland Nature Conservation Act 1992.

Applications open 29 January 2020.

EnviroGrants Guidelines 2019 (PDF 283 KB)

How do I apply?

Applications for 2020 EnviroGrants will open 29 January.

Successful applications must address the General and Key Category Assessment Criteria outlined in the EnviroGrants Guidelines 2019 (PDF 283 KB).

Applicants must create a login where they can draft, save, submit and manage their application/s.

Applications require the following information:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Contact details
  • Business details e.g. ABN, GST (if applicable)
  • 3 quotes for proposed work/services/purchases – anything over $3,000 requires three quotes.

Please ensure contact details are included during the application process as Council may be required to contact applicants.

For further information regarding EnviroGrants see the Environmental Grants Policy (PDF 98 KB).

For information regarding Councils Grants programs and tips on how to put together a grant application visit the Grant Assistance page.

Awards ceremony

An awards ceremony will be held for successful EnviroGrants recipients at LEAF 2020. During the ceremony successful recipients will receive their grant and celebrate with other successful applicants.

2019 EnviroGrants recipients

The City of Logan 2019 EnviroGrants funding round provided over $200,000 to the community. A total of 37 EnviroGrants applications were successful which included 11 environmental partnerships and capacity building grants, 4 environmental surveys and research grants, 12 on-ground ecosystem grants and 10 individual wildlife carer grants. Successful 2019 Envirogrants recipients were acknowledged and presented with their EnviroGrants awards at LEAF which was held on 26 May 2019.

The successful 2019 EnviroGrants recipients are:

RecipientProject
Alison HoegerIncreasing Capacity of BCRQ: Animal Survival and Organisational Self-Sustainability
Amanda BrayWildlife Care
Annette BirdThe Brisbane Python Project
Annette BirdEastern Blue Tongue Skink Research
Beverley ClarkeBats Alive Logan Release Centre
Bob WileyWildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation
Brenden WardRestoration of Sable Reserve through weed control and rehabilitation
Christine TalbotRescue and Rehabilitation of Orphaned Baby Birds
Desley CookCaring for Wildlife and Carers 2019
Diana KolbWildlife Rehabilitation
Dr Jarrod TrevathanEnhancing Urban Water Quality Monitoring Capacity through Low-Cost IoT Technologies
Dulcie NeagleEradication of two species of Asparagus Fern
Francine StewartWildlife Rehabilitation and Rescue
Francine StewartWildlife Carer Expenses
Garry and Elizabeth Gundy Creation of a Vegetation Corridor
Jane SheadRehabilitation & Release of Brushtail Possums
Jennifer RimmerRegeneration of Catchment of Albert River (Clutha Creek source)
Jessie OvendenPossum Rehabilitation
Jill FechnerFeeding Rehab Reptiles
Leanne RobertsonFlying Fox Feeding Frenzy 
Malenie LoweCreek Rehab
Marina RichardsonRichmond Birdwing Butterfly Co-ordinated Corridors Program
Marina RichardsonShailer Park Community Action in Koala Conservation
Marina RichardsonSpringwood State High’s War on Weeds
Marj JensenIndian Myna Eradication Program
Mr James KaiserRiver Bank Revegetation
Mrs Peta RutherfordBalancing Conservation and Production
Peter JohnsonFish in Schools
Phil GunasekaraCrewes Creek Expanded Engagement Phase 2
Phil GunasekaraLogan SigNATURE Series Events
Robert ClemensPowerful Owl  Project Southern Queensland
Shevaun RussellAVWS Environmental Awareness Workshops
Stacey RobertsonBattie Banquet
Terry BerrymanLand Rejuvenation & Revegetation
Tony WebbCats Claw Eradication Project
Tyson AlboroughCats Claw Eradication Project