- have a project taking place 2021/22
- be a not-for-profit organisation/community group, individual or incorporated body that has been established for at least 12 months
- have appropriate auspice support (where applicable)
- be based within Banyule Council or propose to provide services and activities within the community
- have an ABN, or be willing to complete a statement by supplier
- follow equal opportunity principles and work place health and safety practices.
You can speak to a Council officer if you would like to discuss insurance options.
The auspicing entity must accept responsibility for the management of funds and acquittal requirements, as well as all insurance risks of the project.
Planting projects must use indigenous plants of local province. A detailed species list can be provided by contacting the Environment Grants Officer or Bushland Management Team about plant selection. Demonstration of site considerations, preparation and ongoing maintenance should be included in the application.
Our approval (including necessary permits) must be gained for any projects being undertaken on Council-owned or managed land.
Applications for projects on private land may be considered, but must fulfil the existing assessment criteria and demonstrate benefit to the wider community, or positive impacts to public land.
To receive grant funds, successful applicants must enter into a funding agreement with Banyule Council and adhere to all conditions outlined in the agreement.