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Apply for a Merri-bek Climate Change Grant by 30th September

By August 18, 2021No Comments

Do you have an idea or plan for a community project to help tackle climate change?

Then apply for a Merri-bek Community Project Grant!

Acknowledging that we are in a climate and biodiversity emergency, we have provided extra funding for projects that improve environmental sustainability by addressing community action in areas such as energy, waste, circular economy, nature, transport and community resilience.

This grants program is targeted at not-for-profit incorporated community groups or groups auspiced by another incorporated organisation. Funding can support community led initiatives and collaborative projects that demonstrates multiple benefits and focuses directly on the wider Merri-bek community.

  • Up to $5000
  • Funding period: 12 months. Project start date 1 January 2022.
  • Community led project, Focuses and benefits the Merri-bek community, Collaborates and partners with other groups.
  • Applications close 30 September 2021.

Read the Community Grant Program Guidelines and visit Councils website for more information about the grants program, how to apply, preparing your application, help sheets, templates and much more.


To discuss your idea contact Donna Luckman, Zero carbon Campaigns Lead on 9304 9741