Whether your school is beginning the journey towards sustainability or already along the path, the City’s tiered program for schools offers a wide range of incentives, support and funding to keep you moving forward in becoming a sustainable school.
Living Green schools fund
The Living Green Schools Fund has been developed to support the planning and development of projects and activities at primary and secondary schools to further sustainability objectives.
Schools will be able to apply for up to $4,000 for assistance in undertaking projects that result in the school community completing:
Reducing water use and protecting/improving water health
Reducing energy use and increase use of renewable energy
Reducing carbon emissions associated with travel to and from school
Valuing, protecting and increasing habitat for biodiversity (for example plants, animals and trees)
Increasing the use of recycled or re-used materials, reduce use of raw materials, single-use items and packaging, reduce waste going to landfill and increase recycling
|Mid to late February||Applications open|
|4 weeks after applications open||Deadline for submission of applications|
|4 weeks after deadline||Grants awarded to successful applicants|
If you are interested please fill out an expression of interest below.
Plants 4 Schools
Over winter, schools can apply to receive up to 60 waterwise native plants assist in the delivery of lessons that incorporate the Sustainability cross curriculum priority to promote the establishment of gardens with low water requirements.
Applications are expected to open in May 2021.
Expression of Interest - Living Green Schools FundClick here