The Eco-Schools Grants 2020 program has closed.
Eco-Schools encourages local schools to become more environmentally friendly, measurably reduce their carbon footprint and become leaders in sustainability and climate action.
Northern Beaches Council has established the program to support local schools on their sustainability journey. A total pool of $10,000 is on offer with $2,000 across five streams including:
- Bush regeneration
- Carbon reduction
- Waste reduction
- Water reuse and reduction
- Sustainability education.
Council will reward initiatives that produce a sustainable, demonstrable and measurable reduction in your school’s carbon footprint. Projects could include, but are not limited to:
- ‘Enquiry learning’ sustainability initiatives
- Professional development for teachers to learn how to implement measurable, sustainability initiatives.
- Native bees, native bushland, bush tucker gardens, frog ponds, composting.
2020 Grant Recipients
Grants closed 24 February.
All applicants will be notified in writing the outcome of their application.
The assessment process is underway and the recommended recipients will go to Council for adoption before announcement.
2019 Grant Recipients
Six local public primary schools were awarded Eco Schools Grants - Balgowlah Heights, Balgowlah North, Beacon Hill, Belrose, Bilgola Plateau and Narrabeen North Public Schools.