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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. Once you have read all the information on this page, and are ready to begin your application, please follow the link to SmartyGrants.

Important dates

  • Wednesday 16 January 2019: Applications open
  • Wednesday 13 March 2019: Applications close
  • Sunday 26 May 2019: Awards ceremony at the Logan Eco Action Festival (LEAF)

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:

  • Government agency or department project (local, state or federal)
  • Political organisations
  • Organisations that have outstanding accounts with Council.

What can I apply for and how much is available?

If eligible, you may apply for more than one of the following 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.Apply now

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.Apply now

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.Apply now

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.Apply now

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.Apply now

EnviroGrants Guidelines 2019 (PDF 283 KB)

How do I apply?

Applications open on Wednesday 16 January and close Wednesday 13 March 2019. Submissions after the closing date will not be accepted.

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 on 26 May 2019. During the ceremony you will receive your grant and have an opportunity to celebrate with other successful applicants.

If your EnviroGrants is successful, Council will provide you with relevant information regarding the ceremony by May.

2018 EnviroGrants recipients

The City of Logan 2018 EnviroGrants funding round provided over $170,000 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/research

RecipientProject
Bulimba Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee Inc.Pollinator Link Project
Woodridge State High SchoolBush Tucker Garden & Meeting Space
Griffith University / University of QueenslandSupporting the Assessment of Strategic Planning and Environmental Rehabilitation of Slacks Creek
Australian Trust For Conservation VolunteersEngage, Restore and Learn: Restoring Riparian Vegetation in the Upper Albert River
Shevaun RussellCreek Restoration
James KaiserLogan River bank restoration
Sabine HoareQuinzeh Creek clean up
Daniel WescheSouth Quarter Sanctuary
Slacks Creek Catchment Restoration GroupGriffith University Arboretum: Community Discovery and Enhancement Project
Slacks Creek Catchment Restoration GroupGriffith University Arboretum: Interpretive Trail Project
Oxley Creek Catchment AssociationSpring Mountain Reserve Bushcare Support
Oxley Creek Catchment AssociationCrewes Creek Expanded Engagement
Rochelle SinghWe love Natives
Lesley HowarthWeed Control & Regeneration - Oxley Creek
Boronia heights State SchoolEARTHKEEPERS
Browns Plains State High SchoolSustainable Garden Extension
Marsden State High SchoolMarsden SHS Recycling Revolution
St Francis CollegeGrowing our Community – Community Garden Project
St Francis CollegeRainbow Serpent Garden– Community Garden Project
Aaron ConisNative Rehabilitation
John TraynorNative Rehabilitation
Tammy GourleyNative Rehabilitation
Joanne YoungTD 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 RiverEagleby 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 Inc.Fruit 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