Environment grants for schools and communities

Grants are available annually for activities that help communities and schools promote the sustainable management of our natural resources.

Schools can access grants of up to $2000 and communities can access grants of up to $10,000.

All projects should align with the goals and targets of the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management (NRM) Plan. Please refer to Volume 1 of the NRM Plan for more detail.

You can email us for more information about action grants.

Schools

2019-20 successful applicants 

Schools and preschools within the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges were eligible to apply for grants of up to $2000 (GST exclusive) to deliver projects that enable exploration of environmental sustainability in learning programs and management practices.

This year 59 projects were selected, totalling nearly $96,000 in NRM levy funding. Projects ranged from developing food, frog and butterfly gardens, to waste management, as well as offering a bush playgroup.

Each successful school demonstrated a commitment to using an Education for Sustainability approach at their school, were a registered AuSSi-SA school site and had worked closely with their NRM Education team in developing their application.

Take a look at the successful recipients.

If you have any queries, please email Volunteer Support Officer Sheralee Cox or phone 8273 9134 or contact your local NRM Education Office.

Communities

2019-20 Community Environment Grants

Successful applicants announced. 

Community Environment Grants promote the sustainable management of our natural resources and deliver projects that improve community capacity, awareness and education regarding the natural resources in our region.

This year, 19 successful projects were selected, totalling over $107,600 in NRM levy funding. Projects were eligible to receive a grant of up $10,000 (GST exclusive).

Each successful project also demonstrated how they would engage, educate or involve the community in their project.

You can view the community projects here.

If you have any queries, please email the Volunteer Support Officer Sheralee Cox or phone 08 8273 9134.


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Natural Resources Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges