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For community projects that help reach the targets outlined in the Shire’s Climate Emergency Plan.
Eligible applicants may seek up to:
Applications must align to the Council and Wellbeing Plan Theme 1 and achieve one or more of the priorities below.
Climate Action Grant Priorities
2.Zero Carbon Energy
3. Community adaptation and resilience
4.Sustainable travel & transport
5.Sustainable land use
6.Increased climate advocacy
7.Circular economy and zero waste
Council and Wellbeing Plan Proposed project demonstrates alignment to the Council and Wellbeing Plan Theme 1.
Proposed project will contribute to one or more Climate Action Grant Program priorities listed in this table in the left column.
Evidence of need
Proposed project demonstrates community or environmental need.
Feasibility of the project The project is able to be delivered. This includes permits, landowner permission and/or Community Capital Infrastructure Proposal Form completed if required.
Our Project - Proposal Form (openforms.com)
Capacity of Applicant
The applicant has demonstrated capacity, skills and experience including volunteers to deliver the project.
Additional consideration will be given to applicants that have a limited capacity to self-fund the activity and demonstrate a genuine need for financial support
Applicant’s budget for delivery of the project is realistic and shows volunteer in-kind contribution as well as co-contribution.
Refer to pages 2 and 3 of the guidelines.
In addition, Climate Action Grants are open to businesses with up to 20 full time equivalent (FTE) staff or less to be eligible.
Please note Major Grants will support more ambitious projects that achieve one or more of the following:
To discuss your project ideas and implementation, please contact:
The Shire's Climate Emergency Plan provides a 10-year map of climate action.
The Climate Emergency Plan communicates messages of hope for our future and provides clear priorities for how we will support and work with our community.
It guides the Peninsula towards zero carbon emissions by 2040, through actions described in seven summits and 21 action steps. This can only be achieved by the community and the Shire working together.