Greening our City


LGNSW Environment Team 

Phone: 02 9242 4042
Fax: 02 9242 4111 
[email protected]

2021 Greening our City grants

The 2021 Greening our City grant program supports 23 Greater Sydney councils enhance urban tree canopy and green cover by funding 28 tree planting projects. A total of $9,943,953  was granted to councils.

2021 Funded Projects

2020 Greening our City grants

Up to $12.5 million was available to fund new projects under two grant streams:

  • Stream 1 Cooler suburbs: up to $10 million was available to councils for tree planting projects in streets, parks and other areas where there is low canopy coverage.
  • Stream 2 Green innovations: up to $2.5 million was available to councils and partners for demonstration projects that further enhance, protect and/or showcase trees and urban greening within Greater Sydney.

Successful Applications 2020
A total of $10,200,750 was approved across 50 projects:

  • Stream 1 – 38 projects and 29 councils receiving a total of $8,074,305
  • Stream 2 – 12 projects, and 11 councils receiving a total of $2,126,445


LGNSW works closely with the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment to administer the Greening our City program.

The Greening Our City grant program is proudly funded by the NSW Government in association with Local Government NSW.