Community Energy Efficiency Program

Programme Closed

The Community Energy Efficiency Program (CEEP) was part of a suite of measures announced in July 2011 as part of the governments' climate change strategy. CEEP is a competitive merit-based grant programme that provides co-funding to local governing bodies and non-profit community organisations to implement projects that deliver a range of energy efficiency measures in council and community owned buildings, facilities and sites; particularly where this would benefit low socio-economic and other disadvantaged communities or support energy efficiency in regional and rural councils.

For local government and non-profit community organisations, this includes council buildings such as town halls, chambers, libraries and administration buildings; council facilities such as bores, depots and sewerage treatment centres; community buildings such as museums, theatres, libraries, hubs and arts centres; as well as sporting and recreation facilities, aquatic and leisure centres, parks, ovals and reserves.

Funding provided

Across two funding rounds 160 recipients were successful in securing grants worth a total of $106.2 million. Payments to existing grants will be made up until 30 June 2016.

Program Guidelines

There were separate guidelines for each funding round under the Community Energy Efficiency Program.

For further information

For further information on the CEEP, please contact the AusIndustry Customer Contact Centre on 13 28 46, or submit an enquiry by email.

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