School sustainability grants


Randwick City Council's Schools Rainwater tank funding program assists all schools in the Randwick City Council area in obtaining and installing a rainwater tank. 

Up to a maximum of $2,000 is provided per school. 

Application - School's Rainwater Tank funding

School's rainwater tank funding application



Application - School's Food and Native Garden Grant

Randwick City Council's Schools Food and Native Garden grant program supports local school communities with grant funding up to a maximum of $3,000 to establish food gardens and native gardens in local school grounds.

The program aims to enhance students learning experiences in the areas of food growing, healthy food options, native plant identification and 'green corridor' linking with the purpose of bringing learning beyond the classroom, enabling hands-on learning that can extend across the entire school curriculum.

Funding has been made available for this program through Randwick City Council's Environment Levy.

Who can apply?

All schools located in the Randwick Local Government Area are eligible to apply. Applicants must be a registered NSW school including pre-schools and the project must be aligned with one or more of the program objectives.

Funding available

Applicants may seek funding under the Schools Food and Native Garden program in the following way:

  • food garden – maximum of $2,000 on a matching basis from the school
  • native garden - maximum of $1,000 on a matching basis from the school
  • in-kind contribution of mulch, compost or native plants from Council's Community Nursery to the value of $500 (only one request per school per year);
  • in-kind educational support to be allocated by relevant Council educational staff.

Enquiries All enquiries should be directed to: Helen Morrison – Sustainability Project Officer, Community Programs on 9314 4867 or email:

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