Did you know Ku-ring-gai Council has a range of rebates and grants available for businesses?

Some are closing in the next couple of months, so below is a summary with links to more information. If you have a sustainability or community project in mind and need some extra financial support, now is the time to take action!

Better Business Rebates – claim up to $5000 per site for energy and water efficiency projects and solar PV in businesses!

Eligible projects include lighting upgrades, air conditioning and refrigeration upgrades, occupancy sensors and timers, window tinting and insulation, solar PV, and rainwater tanks.

Click here for more info, or contact Min Freedman, 9424 0126 or mfreedman@kmc.nsw.gov.au.

Environmental Levy Grants for community groups, not-for-profits, individuals and schools.

Council is seeking projects that:

  • Increase community understanding of the value of the natural environment and local issues and impacts.
  • Increase community action that benefits the natural environment.
  • Improve the condition of bushland or the conservation of native flora and fauna.
  • Effectively engage the community in improved waste reduction, reuse and recycling.

Applications close 21 May.

Click here for more info, or contact: Lindy Williams 9424 0179 or lwilliams@kmc.nsw.gov.au.

Ku-ring-gai Community Grants 

This is a great opportunity to receive funding for any community support project you have in mind. Projects such as music therapy for older adults, cooking classes for widowers, IT equipment to train volunteers have been supported in the past.

An information workshop will be held on 7 May 10am-12pm at Council Chambers and applications close 6 June.

Click here for more info, or contact: 9424 0831 or lcharters@kmc.nsw.gov.au.

Free GreenStyle Home assessments

Council provides free sustainability home advice for residents and businesses run from home. You can have your bills assessed and receive tailored advice on improving comfort levels at home, draught-proofing, insulation and heating/cooling options for energy and cost efficiency.

Click here for more info, or contact the Environment & Sustainability team at sustainability@kmc.nsw.gov.au