Applications are being accepted by a national fund that seeks to enable the delivery of green projects and environmental initiatives by local organisations in the United Kingdom.
New fund will provide grants of up to £100,000 to environmental groups, local authorities, businesses & other organisations.
A £1.35 million fund has been launched to help local communities in England create new pocket parks or to revive rundown green spaces in their area. Community groups can now bid grants of up to £15,000 for new pocket parks and up to £25,000 to renovate existing parks which have fallen into disrepair, bringing them back into public use.
Community energy refers to the delivery of community led renewable energy, energy demand reduction and energy supply projects, whether wholly owned and/or controlled by communities or through partnership with commercial or public sector partners.
This programme will run from 1st March 2021 (launch date) to 31st October 2021 (application deadline).
This year we will be funding over double the amount of organisations that we ever have before and we will still be spreading this funding out far and wide across the country. Not only this, but we have expanded our eligibility criteria.
We can give a cash boost of up to £1000, in kind resources and staff volunteers where relevant, for projects which:
Under this scheme, we look to award grants to projects that provide or improve biodiversity, community spaces, and places for outdoor recreation.
As technology becomes increasingly integral to our lives, our demand for energy is rising. This not only affects our finances through higher energy bills but also harms the environment. One way to protect against these impacts and prepare for an increasingly technological future is to transform our homes, workplaces and social spaces into places that generate cleaner, greener energy.
Following Royal Assent, the £40 million HS2 Community and Environment Fund (CEF) and Business and Local Economy Fund (BLEF) will be available during the construction and the first year of operation of the high speed rail link between London and the West Midlands over the next 11 years.
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation aims to improve the quality of life for people and communities throughout the UK both now and in the future. We do this by funding the charitable work of organisations that are building an inclusive, creative and sustainable society.