Funding opportunities

There are lots of programs and organisations that can assist school communities, teachers and students with funding and incentives that support:

  • student investigations
  • research
  • school environmental activities and projects.

Click the button below to download an information sheet with useful tips when applying for grants.


Local Council Grants

Local councils often provide grants to schools in their area for specific projects, so don't forget to check what is available from your council.

If you are not sure of your local council area you can do a local council search.

Eco Schools Grants

The Eco Schools Program is open for applications each year and is administered by the NSW Government through its Environmental Trust. Applications will reopen in April 2019.

Find out more about the Eco Schools grants program


Find an environmental competition for your school to participate in. 

Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize

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