Garfield Weston Foundation

The Foundation supports a range of environment projects ranging from organisations that raise public awareness of, and find solutions to, specific issues such as sustainable fishing, in addition to charities that undertake active conservation work. Project, capital and revenue costs can be covered. The grant funding must be matched. Grants of £100,000+ are available.

Patagonia European Grants

Patagonia EU grants programme has a strong emphasis on activism and projects that get (or try to get) at the root cause of an environmental issue, and is open to charities. If the project is located near a Patagonia shop, store staff will review the application. Otherwise, the Grants Council will perform that role. Grants […]

The Steel Charitable Trust

Very few restrictions are imposed on the purpose for which a grant may be used and the environment is one of the five core categories. Grants are assessed within 6 months of application and there is a 12% success rate. Grants vary between £2,000 and £25,000. Applicants must be charities or Community Interest Companies (CICs)

Veolia Environmental Trust

Projects must be for capital investments, for example outdoor spaces, or biodiversity projects. Grants range from £10,000 – £75,000 and appicants must put at least 10% towards costs Projects must be completed within 12 months of receiving funding.

WREN Landfill Communities Fund

To be eligible, an organisation must be either: Registered Charity which operates a community facility A Church or Parochial Church Council A Parish or Town Council or a Management Committee or User Association acting on behalf of a Parish or Town Council. A Local Authority A CASC Registered Sports Club   Projects are for the […]

Midcounties Co-operative Community Funding

A fund for organisations or community groups that have been members of the Midcounties Co-operative for 3 years or more. Grants are available up to £2,000. The scope of what can be funded is very broad. The aims of the grant programme are: to support communities, defend the environment, and develop young people and cooperatives.

The Naturesave Trust

The grant has a strong focus upon sustainability, renewable energy and nature conservation. Funds cannot be used for staff or research. Any charity/business in the UK is eligible.

Suez Communities Trust

Grants of up to £50k to make lasting physical improvements to a site (​staff, training, events, or vehicles cannot be funded).

Peabody Community Fund

Projects must improve the lives of Peabody residents, and align to one of the three themes: health, happiness, or wealth. Grants are up to £30k, and can be led by charities or resident groups.

National Lottery Community Fund

A range of grants are available for voluntary, community and public sector organisations to take action on the issues that matter to people and communities. Grants vary for £300 – £500,000. A good example of a funded project is Spelthorne’s Flood Volunteers, who received a grant of £9,460 to fund flood defence kits and training […]