Environmental Grant Program
(Administered by the Leards Forest Precinct Environmental Trust Inc.)
The Environmental Grant Program is derived from contributions made by Maules Creek Coal, Boggabri Coal, and Tarrawonga Coal Mines under Voluntary Planning Agreements (VPA’s).
The Program is administered by the Leards Forest Precinct Environmental Trust Inc. (the Trust). The Trust consists of representatives from the above mines, community and Gunnedah and Narrabri Shire Councils.
The aim of the Environmental Grant Program is to facilitate projects that enhance the environment, protect the environment, or provide a sustainable environmental solution.
The criteria can be defined as follows:
Enhance – to raise to a higher degree, to intensify, to magnify.
Protect – to secure for future generations.
Sustainable – a system that maintains its own viability.
“This funding has given us the opportunity to plant over 200 trees on the
“The grant has allowed our organisation to undertake a project to make our school
Applications are now being called for the second round of funding for projects in the 2017/2018 Financial Year.
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