Live Lightly Climate Action Funding

The Regional Environment Natural Heritage (RENH) Grant is now open. RENH funds environmental projects across the region, with between $5,000 to $40,000 available for each project. A project can be funded for up to 3 years. The categories are Sustainable Living, Conservation, Healthy Waters and Kaitiakitanga.

Applications are open until 27 August 2021

Live Lightly is supporting an increased focus on Climate Action projects through the Sustainable Living section of this grant.

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More about the Regional Environment and Natural Heritage Grant

More about the Regional Environment and Natural Heritage Grant

Types of projects funded by the grant

Sustainable Living projects or activities should contribute towards behaviour change, education or adoption of practices that enable sustainable living.

Sustainable Living is defined as “living in a manner that minimises consumption of resources (energy, water and materials) and adverse impacts on our indigenous biodiversity, air and water quality”.

More about the Regional Environment and Natural Heritage Grant

More about the Regional Environment and Natural Heritage Grant

Types of projects funded by the grant

Sustainable Living projects or activities should contribute towards behaviour change, education or adoption of practices that enable sustainable living.

Sustainable Living is defined as “living in a manner that minimises consumption of resources (energy, water and materials) and adverse impacts on our indigenous biodiversity, air and water quality”.

Outcomes

Projects or activities should align with Auckland Council’s regional Live Lightly programme.

Explore the themes below to understand how your project outcomes and benefits align with the Live Lightly programme:

Move  /  Getting Aucklanders from A to B sustainably

Eat  /  Enabling healthy, sustainable food choices

Grow  /  Planting trees and growing fruit & vegetables

Talk  /  Conversations and sharing journeys towards climate action

Energy  /  Reducing emissions by using water, power and heating efficiently

Shop  /  Repair, reuse, hire, borrow, rehome and recycle – from shopping bags to laptops

Outcomes

Outcomes

Outcomes

Projects or activities should align with Auckland Council’s regional Live Lightly programme.

Explore the themes below to understand how your project outcomes and benefits align with the Live Lightly programme:

Move  /  Getting Aucklanders from A to B sustainably

Eat  /  Enabling healthy, sustainable food choices

Grow  /  Planting trees and growing fruit & vegetables

Talk  /  Conversations and sharing journeys towards climate action

Energy  /  Reducing emissions by using water, power and heating efficiently

Shop  /  Repair, reuse, hire, borrow, rehome and recycle – from shopping bags to laptops

Funding priorities

Funding priorities

The full priorities are outlined in the Applicant Guide.

Sustainable Living projects under RENH must align with the Live Lightly themes and have regional significance. Regional significance is determined by:

Project reach (either; region-wide reach or; local projects which demonstrate potential for regional impact through piloting innovation/best-practice in a way which can then be replicated and expanded across Auckland)

Clear evidence of outcome

Value for money

Māori outcomes

Funding priorities

Funding priorities

The full priorities are outlined in the Applicant Guide.

Sustainable Living projects under RENH must align with the Live Lightly themes and have regional significance. Regional significance is determined by:

Project reach (either; region-wide reach or; local projects which demonstrate potential for regional impact through piloting innovation/best-practice in a way which can then be replicated and expanded across Auckland)

Clear evidence of outcome

Value for money

Māori outcomes

 

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Support for applicants

Grant workshops

If you need help with your grant application you can attend one of our Regional Environment and Natural Heritage Grant workshops.

You can also email us here with any questions or queries about applying for the Sustainable Living category of the RENH fund.

 

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