The Powering Communities Program will provide $10.2 million in grants to not-for-profit community organisations. This will help them to their reduce energy use, improve energy productivity and reduce emissions.  Expression of interest (EOI) forms can be completed below until 5:00 pm July 2nd 2021.

The grants will help eligible organisations to:

  • upgrade equipment to reduce energy consumption
  • undertake energy management activities and assessments, such as energy systems assessments and feasibility studies
  • invest in energy monitoring and management systems
  • invest in on-site renewable energy and solar-connected batteries.

Up to $67,700 will be available to fund up to 12 projects in each federal electorate. The minimum grant amount is $5,000 and the maximum is $12,000.

More information about the program and eligibility guidelines can be found here: https://business.gov.au/-/media/grants-and-programs/powering-communities/powering-communities-program-factsheet-pdf 

Following the closure of submissions on July 2nd 2021, your organisations’ EOI will be assessed by the Maribyrnong Grants PanelIf your EOI successfully meets the criteria, you will be invited to submit your application online to the Department. 

Please fill out the form below to submit your EOI.