Grow Green to help the environment and to save money.  The City of Austin offers a variety of rebates, grants and free landscaping items to help you create your earth-wise garden. Visit www.growgreen.org for gardening information.

Items listed have varying eligibilities, one-time limits, and pre-approvals so be sure to review details to make sure you qualify.

Residential

Grants

  • Urban Forest up to $58,000 of funding for projects that show a clear benefit to Austin’s urban forest. For Austin residential sites, all projects must be within 15 feet of public property which includes streets

Rebates

Free Stuff

Multi-family and Homeowner Associations

Rebates

Schools

Grants

  • Bright Green Futures Grant up to $3,000 for school-based sustainability projects including, rainscapes, rainwater harvesting, composting systems, habitat gardens, and more
  • Urban Forest up to $58,000 of funding for projects that show a clear benefit to Austin’s urban forest

Rebates

  • WaterWise Rainscape up to $500 per property for landscape features to keep rainwater on the land

Community Groups

Grants

  • Urban Forest up to $58,000 of funding for projects that show a clear benefit to Austin’s urban forest

Other

  • Neighborhood Partnering Program  (NPP) provides opportunities for community and neighborhood organizations to affect public improvements by sharing in the costs of those efforts with the City of Austin government.  NPP includes cost share, grant assistance and Adopt-a-Median programs

Commercial and Other

Grants

  • Urban Forest up to $58,000 of funding for projects that show a clear benefit to Austin’s urban forest

 

Rebates