Greener North East grants now open

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Grants of up to $5000 are now available to green the north east

Landcare, environment and community groups can apply for Greener North East planting grants of up to $5000 for projects that bring the community together to plant trees and shrubs or support local biodiversity and habitat.

Greener North East equipment grants of up to $5000 for equipment, training, or education activities that build capacity or support the ongoing work of local landcare and environment groups.

Are you eligible for a grant?

To be eligible for consideration, your project or initiative must benefit suburbs highly affected by construction of North East Link, the M80 Ring Road completion and Eastern Freeway Upgrades.

These are Balwyn North, Box Hill North, Bulleen, Bundoora, Doncaster, Greensborough, Heidelberg, Kew East, Macleod, Mont Albert North, Rosanna, Templestowe Lower, Viewbank, Watsonia North, Watsonia and Yallambie.

Potential projects and initiatives

  • Community tree planting events
  • Tree and shrub planting and revegetation
  • Weed management, litter management or other landcare initiatives
  • Habitat creation and maintenance i.e. habitat boxes or hollows
  • Equipment or training to support landcare
  • Urban farming and community gardens
  • Habitat enhancement for local gardens
  • Community education and capacity building, i.e. field days, education events, citizen science initiatives.

Applications close 3pm, Tuesday 7 May 2024.

Find out more and check your eligibility

North East Link