The Coalfields Regeneration Trust has reopened the enquiry survey for the Coalfields Community Investment Programme providing funding up to £10,000. We also have offer practical help to organisations/groups operating in the former coalfield areas in England.
Environment, Rural, Sustainability & Animals
Grow Wild is awarding £500 to young people aged 12–25 to lead projects that will raise awareness about the importance of UK native wild flowers and plants.
There are two funding streams –
Transform a Space
Grow Wild is looking for young people aged 12-25 who have a brilliant idea for transforming a communal space with native wild flowers and plants in their local area.
Does somewhere come to mind? Great!
The environmental grants programme supports projects that improve the physical environment in a way that will improve people's lives.
Any not for profit organisation can apply, preference will be given to small, locally based and community led organisations with a turnover not in excess of £300,000 per annum. Schools are also encouraged to apply and are given the same level of priority as small locally based organisations.
Businesses in rural areas now have a number of different routes to find support for their growth ambitions. Funding from both the government and the EU is still available through a range of bespoke and general support programmes operated locally through local authorities, Chambers of Commerce and other organisations.
The Postcode Local Trust was established in 2015 to provide financial support for charities and good causes which help communities enhance their natural environment in a way that benefits the wider community.
In 2017 Postcode Local Trust will fund projects that are of local importance across Great Britain which meet the following funding themes:
One of the Peak District’s ‘hidden gems’ is celebrating the award of a £2.4m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The South West Peak Landscape Partnership’s Landscape at a Crossroads scheme will develop a better understanding of this unspoilt corner of the Peak District and help enhance and protect it in the future.
The Churnet Valley Living Landscape is showcasing the beautiful Churnet Valley this Advent. Each day during Advent a window will open to showcase a local organisation - one of the wintry Churnet Valley scenes will be replaced something of interest to local people submitted by a local business, group or organisation http://churnet-valley.guide/
The Churnet Valley Guide is a project (2016) within the Churnet Valley Living Landscape Partnership (CVLLP), an HLF funded programme; Support Staffordshire is one of the partners.
The Churnet Valley Guide is developing into a community and visitor resource and you have an opportunity to contribute to building this site and to discover, share and enjoy everything that's on offer in the Churnet Valley.
As part of the review of its country estate, Staffordshire County Council has recently held two information days - one at Chasewater in the south of the county and the other at Apedale in the north - to update invitees on the review process and to help community and voluntary groups, with an interest in a particular site, to get to know each other. The County Council is looking for organisations who would like to get involved in managing all or part of one of its country parks or other site, including greenways, or developing new activities on those sites.