Western Downs Regional Council has partnered with IOLAR to offer an Envirogrants Program to support organisations in undertaking beneficial community projects.
If you or your community group have a initiative or idea, you can apply for grants and funding under Council’s latest round of funding.
Applications are currently closed, and the next round will be advised accordingly. Alternatively, subscribe to Council's eNews to hear when the next round of Envirogrants opens!
Frequently Asked Questions
What are Envirogrants?
The Envirogrant program is designed to support projects that contribute to:
- Community health and wellbeing
- Efficiency and environmental sustainability
- Educational initiatives about waste and recycling
What should I know before applying for an Envirogrant?
You can find out more about the Envirogrants Program in the Grants Guidelines document, which you can view and download below.
Grants Guidelines Document(PDF, 253KB)
View Council's current Grants and Funding opportunities here
What have past recipients said?
Chinchilla Community Kindergarten
“We were successful in receiving an Envirogrant, which enabled us to install solar panels on the building roof. These projects make a significant different to our operating costs and allow us to be more environmentally aware.”
The Gums State School
"The kids love the vegetable garden we were able to install thanks to the Envirogrants program. They love to watch the plants grow, and are so proud of themselves when they get to pick and eat their very own vegetables. They have learned so much about where food comes from, and have enjoyed the responsibility of caring for the garden and the environment."
Moonie State School
“This grant will help fund stage one of a community garden at the Moonie State School, which will be open to not only the children, but the whole of the Moonie community. Our vision is a community garden which will promote health and wellbeing and provide an educational experience to everyone who comes to enjoy it. The support of Council and Iolar Operational Services is hugely important in allowing us to undertake this project, and I encourage other community groups around the region to take advantage of funding opportunities when they are available."