Big Green Idea: new funding initiative from the British Council

The Big Green Idea is a new funding initiative from the British Council designed to help put eco-visionary ideas into action. Five project grants of AU$10,000 each are on offer to people who will make a real contribution to Australia’s environmental future.

With urban centres expanding rapidly throughout the world, the challenge of making them sustainable becomes even more pressing. The Big Green Idea is designed to assist initiate new projects that motivate people to minimise their own climate change impacts.

The British Council are looking for eco-entrepreneurs with savvy ideas that will help address some of the biggest sustainability challenges for urban communities while making a positive impact on the way people live.

Specifically, funded projects should address the following urban issues:
waste reduction and efficiency
transport and travel
energy reduction
water efficiency
sustainable design

Applications are now open and close Friday 4 December 2009.

For further information visit: www.biggreenidea.com.au