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.
The fund will run for four years from March 2017 to March 2021.
The Good Growth Fund is the Mayor of London’s new regeneration programme from 2017-18 to 2020-21, delivered through the London Economic Action Partnership (LEAP). It will provide over £66 million capital funding from sources including the Local Growth Fund and European Social Fund , as well as expert regeneration advice, design support and knowledge sharing opportunities.
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.
We have money to giveaway for ideas that help communities, support wellbeing, work towards a better environment, reward innovation and supercharge business ideas.
Grants of up to £2,000 are available to organisations to support projects that promote ecological science to a wide audience.