Greening our City Grant program guidelines and frequently asked questions
The Greening our City Grant Program guidelines and frequently asked questions (FAQs) provide further details about the application process.
Online spatial tool
An online spatial tool and user guide were developed to assist in the submission and assessment of grant applications. The tool provides access to data about urban canopy cover, urban heat islands and heat vulnerability indices.
- Online spatial tool
- Online spatial tool quick reference guide ( PDF, 61.65 KB ) – a ‘how to’ for grant applications using the online spatial tool.
Watch our online tutorial about the Online Spatial Tool.
Water efficiency report
A water efficiency study was commissioned to provide guidance for councils to support responsible tree planting. Applicants were encouraged to draw on this study as part of their application.
Canopy cover range
The allocation of funding for the 2021 grant round prioritised suburbs with lower canopy levels. Outcomes of this assessment will be compared with projects in similar canopy ranges to determine the recommended funding allocation.
- Average tree canopy for suburbs in Greater Sydney (PDF, 230 KB)
This grant round is being administered by Local Government NSW on behalf of the department. For enquiries or more information, contact the team via email.