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National Garden Scheme Community Gardening Funding

Fri 1 Nov 2019

Grants of up to £5000 are available to amateur gardeners from community groups to create a garden or similar project with horticultural focus for the benefit of their local community.

The funding is for the creation of a garden or a similar project (such as an allotment) with horticultural focus for the benefit of the local community.

The project should aim to bring a community together by creating a space people can share, by the acquisition and sharing of gardening knowledge and skills and by inspiring a love of gardening.

Funding could cover expenses such as:

  • Site preparation (including hire of small mechanical tools such as rotavators).
  • Hand tools
  • Plants
  • Trees
  • Shrubs
  • Containers
  • Seating

The deadline for applications is 31 December 2019

For full guidance, criteria and application visit the website