Environment grants

Get funding for environment projects

The program provides funding for community based projects that help reduce harm to the environment.

Up to $50,000 per project is available.

Projects which extend beyond one year, but not exceeding five years, are also welcome.

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2019 awarded grants

The below table shows the 2019 awarded grants and the amount granted.

Organisation Project titleAmount
8CCC Community Radio Inc. 12 Community Service Announcements focused on key Waste Issues for Alice Springs and the NT $7,700.00
Alice Springs Town Council Alice Springs Food Organics Garden Organics (FOGO) Trial $45,000.00
Arid Lands Environment Centre Wash Against Waste (WAW) trailer
EcoScience Schools Day Program 2020
Anula Primary School Sustainability Initiatives $5,050.00
Charles Darwin University Ways forward for a Zero Waste building $49,329.00
Katherine Town Council Big Rivers Waste Campaign $45,144.00
Millner Primary School Council Millner Preschool Community Garden $2,600.00
NT Farmers drumMUSTER Mobile Baler $42,316.55
Olive Pink Botanic Garden More Jobs Less Waste More Resources $50,000.00
Taminmin College Recycling Program $5,700.00
Thamarrurr Development Corporation Ltd Upgrading CDS Collection Point at Wadeye $9,155.00

2018 awarded grants

The below table shows the 2018 awarded grants and the amount granted.

Environment small grants

Organisation Project titleAmount
Belyuen Community Government Council Belyuen Community Clean Up $3,071.18
Jingili Primary School Bees Wax Wraps to Reduce Single Use Plastics $2,020.00
Mataranka School School Community Garden $4,000.00
Milingimbi School Milingimbi Yolngu water conservation education program $4,000.00
West Daly Regional Council Palumpa (Nganmarriyanga) Community Annual Clean Up $3,291.50
West Daly Regional Council Peppimenarti Community Annual Clean Up $4,742.90
West Daly Regional Council Wadeye Community Annual Clean Up $4,742.90

Environment project grants

Organisation Project titleAmount
Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities Gapuwiyak and Homelands Cat Management Project $20,982.00
Arid Lands Environment Centre EcoScience School Days 2019 $19,000.00
Arid Lands Environment Centre Waste solutions for the Food Services Area of Alice Springs Hospital $19,220.00
Central Australian Show Society Incorporated CASS Environmental Assessment of 2019 Show $33,208.50
Charles Darwin University Pathways for construction waste in remote communities $16,000.00
Darwin Plastic Makers Space Darwin Plastic Makers Space $16,725.00
East Arnhem Regional Council Transport Infrastructure for Remote Indigenous Community Recycling $20,000.00
East Arnhem Regional Council Recycling Station Trial $18,040.00
Eco-Fish Weed Eradication Training-Ngukurr community $13,032.00
Edith Farms Volunteer Bushfire Brigade Inc Understanding Gamba grass in the Katherine Region $8,345.00
Environment Centre Northern Territory Waste Education in Darwin Schools $19,426.02
LandcareNT Volunteer Engagement Strategy $18,475.00
MacDonnell Regional Council Stage 3 Waste Management Application for the calculation of waste volumes $9,600.00
Milingimbi Outstation Progress Resource Association Water Efficiency Upgrades at Bodiya Outstation $19,768.00

Environment CDS Infrastructure grants:

Organisation Project titleAmount
Jingili Primary School Secure Container Collection Point $3,015.00
Kakadu Tourism (GLC) Pty Ltd Cooinda Collection Point $30,000.00
Knight Family Trust t/a M.T.Bins Resurface $30,000.00
Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia Infrastructure to increase Container deposit recycling $30,000.00
West Daly Regional Council Nganmarriyanga Beverage Container Recycling Program $10,648.00
West Daly Regional Council Peppimenarti Beverage Container Recycling Program $10,648.00

Who can apply

You can apply for a grant if your project is of benefit to the Northern Territory.

You must be an incorporated organisation to apply. Organisations that can apply include:

  • community groups
  • industry associations
  • local government
  • schools
  • Aboriginal corporations
  • not-for-profit organisations
  • private businesses.

You can't apply if you have un-acquitted funding from a previous NT EPA or NT Government grant.

How to apply

All applications to be submitted using Grants Tracker.

For further information on how to lodge an application, what is expected in an application and to review the selection criteria review the Grant Guidelines PDF (187.1 KB).

If you need help using Grants Tracker call 08 8924 4002.

When to apply

Applications are now closed.


For more information call 08 8924 4002.

Last updated: 02 December 2019

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