Lake Macquarie

Community Environment Grants 2023/2024 Round 2

This is a preview of the Community Environment Grant Application Form 2023/2024 Round 2 form. When you’re ready to apply, click Fill Out Now to begin.


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Applicants: please note

Before completing this application form, you should have read the Community Environment Grant guidelines located on Council's grant webpage.

Incomplete applications and/or applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

This section of the application form is designed to help you, and us, understand if you are eligible for this grant. It's crucial that you complete these questions before any others to ensure you do not waste your time applying for an unsuitable grant.

If you are completing an application in a group/team, multiple people can work on an application using the same log in details as long as only one person is working at a time. Ensure you save as you go.

If you have any questions in regards to the grant program, eligibility or your application, please contact Sustainability Engagement Officer, Melinda Brown, at

Confirmation of Eligibility

I confirm that the applicant ...

  • has read and understands the grant guidelines 
  • is a not-for-profit organisation (Note: State and Commonwealth agencies are not eligible for funding)
  • is incorporated. If your organisation is not incorporated, you must arrange for another legal entity (for example, an incorporated community organisation) to sponsor your application.  This means the sponsor will accept and administer the funding and final acquittal on behalf of your organisation.  
  • grant project is located in Lake Macquarie City Council area
  • has written permission from the landowner (if applicable)
  • does not owe any reports or money to Lake Macquarie City Council as a result of previous grant funding
  • has current Public Liability Insurance to the value of $20 million (or will obtain this insurance upon notification that your grant project has been selected for funding).
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You must confirm that all statements above are true and correct.