Environmental levy grants

environmental levy grants 2021

Open 1 April - 21 May

The Environmental Levy Grants program is now open for 2021 applications. We offer a total of $50,000 to community groups, schools, universities, not-for-profits and individuals to carry out environmental projects that support the Ku-ring-gai community. So if you are working on an exisiting project or have a new idea, tap into your inner creativity and help us create a more sustainable future. 

How to apply

Applications for 2021/22 Environmental Levy Grant will be reviewed by a panel made up of Council staff and independents:

The project must deliver one of the following:

  • Increase community understanding of the value of the natural environment and local issues and impacts.
  • Increase community action that benefits the natural environment.
  • Improve the condition of bushland or the conservation of native flora and fauna.
  • Effectively engage the community in improved waste reduction, reuse and recycling.

Applicants will also need to demonstrate how their project:

  • Provides a measurable benefit to the Ku-ring-gai environment or community.
  • Partners with local groups/people to achieve its’ goals.
  • Can effectively meet its objectives.

 We look forward to receiving your project application. Applications close 21 May 2021.

Please don't hesitate to give us a call with any questions about the grants program, please call Lindy Williams on 9424 0179 or email lwilliams@kmc.nsw.gov.au.

 Apply now

2020 recipients

It has been s a tough year for people to achieve their goals with COVID restrictions in place. Congratulations to the 2020 applicants who were able to complete their grant projects.  Those who were hindered by COVID restrictions and had their completion date extended we look forward to hearing all about your project soon.



Project name

The Possibility Project

Locals Counting for Climate – waste recycling

Paddy Pallin Foundation

Paddy Pallin Reserve-Remove Camphor Laurels

KU Preschool, Fox Valley

Vegetable Garden

KBA Committee

Increasing diversity & number of plants available for Bushcare

Rofe Park Bushcare

Fauna Study of Rofe Park Bushcare site

WildThings NSW

Continuation of Hollows for Habitat project

West Pymble PS P&C Assn

Pollinator Garden

Darri Track Bushcare

Increase native plant diversity at Cowan Creek headwaters

Killara Park Bushcare

Regeneration of natural areas in Killara Park

Friends of Lane Cove National Park

Remediation of Quarry Creek riparian zone

KU Preschool, West Pymble

Creating & protecting a Welcoming Bush Garden

Longford/ Abingdon Bushcare Group

Consolidation of high biodiversity section of Longford/Abingdon Bushcare site

Bicentennial Park Bushcare Group

Bush regeneration at Bicentennial Park

Birdlife Australia

Owl highways in the city - corridor building for urban Powerful Owls

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