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 Climate Action Fund is expected to open for applications in Autumn 2019 with the first awards being announced ‘well within the first half of 2020’. The funding criteria of the programme will be announced later this year.
The National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) has announced that its newest fund will build a network of people and communities, well-placed to drive change within, between and beyond their community. The new fund is being launched as the level of concern over climate change continues to rise.
A list of funding opportunities from the GLA from sports to arts to community inclusion including dates of related seminars.
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.
Local Trust and Shared Assets announce partnership to support Big Local areas.
Residents in Big Local areas in England will be supported in developing and sharing skills to manage land – such as parks, waterways, woodlands and green spaces – according to the needs and aspirations of local people, thanks to a new partnership between Local Trust and Shared Assets.
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.