Landholder Environment Grants

Assistance for private rural landholders to undertake on-ground projects on their properties that contribute to the region’s biodiversity and waterways.

This program provides funding to private rural landholders in order to undertake on-ground projects on their properties, which protect and enhance the natural assets and biodiversity of the Sunshine Coast.

Information on eligibility, category priorities and assessment criteria

When funding is available

Expressions of Interest open on 10 July 2023.

What funding is available

  • up to $15,000
  • landholder contribution requirements apply (see guidelines).

When will I know if I have been successful

Approximately 10 weeks after full application closing date.

How to apply

  • Expressions of interest and applications must be submitted online.
  • Application is a three stage process:
  1. Expression of Interest  - opens 10 July 2023.
  2. Site visit from a council Conservation Partnerships Officer.
  3. Online application.

What else to consider when applying for funding


For any queries please contact the Grants Team on (07) 5420 8616 or [email protected].

Office hours are 8.30am–4.30pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

Sunshine Coast Council acknowledges the Sunshine Coast Country, home of the Kabi Kabi peoples and the Jinibara peoples, the Traditional Custodians, whose lands and waters we all now share.
We commit to working in partnership with the Traditional Custodians and the broader First Nations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) community to support self-determination through economic and community development.
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