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Environmental projects fund

The Environmental Project Fund provides opportunity for community and schools to deliver environmentally focussed projects that benefit our local environment. The focus of these projects or activities should be to improve biodiversity and sustainability, protect local ecosystems, encourage student participation and educate our community.

The program will also help to strengthen partnerships between the local community groups, schools and Port Stephens Council.

Key dates
  • 29 August - 30 September 2022.
Funding available

A total of $20,000 is available. $500 – $5,000 maximum per application.

Who can apply?
  • Individuals that live in Port Stephens Council
    Community and volunteer groups
  • Incorporated, not-for-profit organisations or charities
  • Schools
How to apply
  1. Read the Funding Guidelines for full details about the grant.
  2. Give our team a call to discuss your project on 02 4988 0255 or email
  3. Visit and complete the online application. Make sure to upload any supporting documentation including your Certificate of Incorporation, budget and any required quotes.