Woolworth are offering of up to $1,000 grants to early childhood services for environmental projects that focus on sustainable food production, improving waste management practices or enhancing native habitats.
Projects must focus on one or more of the following areas:
- Sustainable food production, e.g. learning about plant and pollinator lifecycles, where our food comes from and developing vegetable, herb and bush tucker gardens and / or
- Recycling and improving waste management practices, e.g. learning how to set up and manage composts and worm farms, or implementing the 4 R’s (Refusing, Reducing, Reusing, Recycling) and / or
- Enhancing Native habitats, e.g. learning about local ecosystems, including plants, animals and soil, and creating habitat required for local plants and animals by planting local plants, installing nest boxes, creating a frog bog or managing weeds.
Since bees and pollinators are so important to our environment, we’re offering extra funding of up to $500 for projects that have a bee related component. This could include building and installing a native beehive, creating pollinator gardens featuring plants that attract bees, pollinator education programs, etc.
Applications close 19th March 2021.
For more details and to apply: Junior Landcare Grants