When preparing your application, we recommend that you use Microsoft Word to draft your answers before filling in the electronic application form. This way, you can spell check your answers and confirm word counts. All questions have word limits. Please note, there is no capability to partially complete and save the electronic application and return to it at a later time.

Questions marked with an * are compulsory.

Applicant Organisation
Your Project
Applicant Details

Please complete details regarding the Primary Contact. This person is responsible for managing the project and will receive all project correspondence.

Project Information
Assessment Criteria

Applications are assessed by the Community Environment Alliance Grants Selection Panel against six criteria. Refer to the Grant Guidelines for full details before answering the questions below.

To be eligible for grant funding, projects must meet one or more strategies from the 2017-21 Council Plan Environmental Sustainability. Review the list below and tick the strategy/strategies that your project contributes to achieving*;

Environment & Sustainability

Why is your project important to the Borough community?

Capacity and readiness to manage the project to completion
Sound budget offering value for money

Refer to the Grant Guidelines and use the Project Budget spreadsheet and In-Kind Contribution from Applicant spreadsheet to help you calculate your project costs before completing the tables below. You will be asked to attach these spreadsheets to your application below.

The income and expenditure columns must be equal. Where relevant, written quotations should be provided with the grant application.

Project Delivery
Community support
Supporting Documentation
The following documents should be submitted with your application:
Other supporting documentation including;

This declaration must be made by the Authorised Representative of the applicant or auspice organisation.

  1. I understand that there is no guarantee that funding will be provided. The application will be assessed against the criteria by an assessment panel and the funding decision of Council is final.
  2. I declare that I am the Authorised Representative for the applicant or auspice organisation in this funding application.
  3. I understand that if funding is awarded I will be responsible for ensuring that funds are appropriately distributed, that all financial records are kept and that all requirements of the grant are met.
  4. I declare that all information provided in this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge at the time of completing the application.
  5. I have read and understand all the requirements outlined in the Community Environment Alliance Grants Program Guidelines.
  6. I understand that Borough of Queenscliffe employees shall not be responsible at any time for any liability incurred or entered into by the applicant or auspice as a result of or arising out of this application process or any subsequent grants or projects.
  7. I understand that if this application is successfully awarded funding, it will be subject to conditions which may include conditions as outlined in the Grant Guidelines document.
Privacy Note
  • The Borough of Queenscliffe Council will use any information provided in this application to assess, administer and monitor any applications submitted by the Applicant and for remaining in contact with the Applicant.
  • Personal information is only accessed by persons authorised to do so.
  • The Borough of Queenscliffe Council will use project details and photographs, where appropriate, on Council’s website and in Council publications to promote this grant program.