Sustainability Grant

To reduce the carbon footprint of the Newcastle community and to increase community capacity and capability to address local needs and opportunities in sustainability. This includes renewable energy efficiency measures, water saving and water storage, capture and reuse initiatives, green walls, use of low emission construction products, and nature-based solutions.

Our Grants are highly competitive. The Grant Funding Round is open in May each year with the exception of Quick Response Grants which are open year round.

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The Sustainability Grants are currently closed.

Sustainability Grants summarised

  • To reduce the carbon footprint of the Newcastle community.  
  • To increase community capacity and capability to address local needs and opportunities in sustainability.   
  • ANNUAL PRIORITY: Activities involving Solar PV, battery storage, EV charging and energy efficiency initiatives. 

Round opens: 3 May 2021 at 9am (AEST) 

Round Closes: 31 May 2021 at 4pm (AEST) 

$1,000 - $5,000 (ex GST) 

  • Legally constituted not-for-profit organisations  
  • Small businesses (20 employees or less)
  • Note: preference will be given to not-for-profit and community organisations.  

New or upgraded solar technology for private spaces.

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