Council Customer Service Centres, Works Depots and Libraries will close for the Christmas break from 12 noon on Friday 22, December 2023 and re-opening Tuesday, 2 January 2024.
The Environment Education Grants Initiative seeks to support school projects that improve our local environment and inspire environmentally sustainable behaviour within Mid-Western Regional LGA. The goal is for students to make a connection and take ownership of their local environment.
One-off Grants are available for up to $5000 and must be completed in the 2024 calendar year.
Download the support document below to complete your application by inserting it into the required fields within the application form.
Environment Education Grant Initiative supporting document(PDF, 219KB)
Environment Education Grants are targeted towards Mid-Western Regional Council schools. To be eligible for an environment grant you must meet the following criteria:
Projects can focus on anything that benefits the environment such as:
Funding is not available for:
30 October 2023 - Applications Open
8 December 2023 - Applications Close at 5pm
14 December 2023 - Successful Applicants Advised
19 January 2024 - Funding Released (On Receipt of Invoice and Signed Agreement)
13 December 2024 - Projects Must Be Completed
Applications will be assessed according to how well they address the following:
All decisions are final and are not subject to further review. Applicants not granted funding are welcome to request feedback on their application and are invited to apply for future funding opportunities.
Successful applicants will be required to enter into a funding agreement with Mid-Western Regional Council signed by the authorized representative of the organization. Agreements detail the obligations to use funding, meet performance against described activities, the expected timeline for project expenditure, project reporting requirements, and describe how grant recipients will be required to acknowledge the funding support from Environment Education Grants Initiative. The agreed project funding will be available upon the provision of duplicate signed funding agreements and the following documentation: