Countryside Stewardship

Funding for farmers, woodland owners, foresters and land managers to make environmental improvements. Countryside Stewardship provides financial incentives for land managers to look after their environment through activities such as conserving and restoring wildlife habitats, flood risk management and woodland creation and management.


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 […]


LEADER

LEADER offers funding of between £5,000 – £180,000 for small and medium-sized rural businesses, with a funding priority in the North and West Northamptonshire region being projects that enhance water and soil management to improve farm productivity.


Tesco Bags of Help

This local community grant scheme uses money raised from the sale of carrier bags to fund local projects in communities across the UK. Eligible projects could include making flood resilience and/or resistance improvements to a building that benefits the local community, or creating outdoor woodland and wildlife areas in your local community.


Heritage Lottery Fund – Landscapes, Parks and Nature

The fund offers a range of grant funding programmes to support all kinds of heritage projects that make a lasting impact for heritage, people and communities, for example projects that seek to conserve and enhance threatened habitats such as wetlands. Grants vary from £3000 – 5,000,000+.


Landfill Communities Fund

The Landfill Communities Fund allows UK Landfill Operators to support a wide range of environmental projects by giving them a 90% tax credit against their donations to Environmental Bodies.  The donations are used fund community and environmental projects, such as those with a habitat creation or biodiversity focus. Landfill Operators wishing to participate in the scheme are […]


John Ellerman Foundation

The Foundation supports charities undertake projects in one of the priority areas of arts, environment and welfare. For projects with an environmental focus, the Foundation will fund activity that positively contributes to greater harmony between people and the planet. Habitat restoration and biodiversity enhancement are key project support themes.


Rushlight Awards

A competitive award that seeks to recognise and reward organisations that have developed a specific technology, process or initiative that will have a significant beneficial impact on the environment. This includes developments which are designed to reduce the use of water in a commercial or consumer setting, manage storm or flood water, or control water flow […]


Postcode Local Trust

The Trust is inviting applications that encourage lasting benefits by bringing people together to improve local ecology and habitats, enhance biodiversity and benefit the wider environment. Registered charities in England, Scotland and Wales can apply for funding of £500 – £20,000 for projects that satisfy the above remit, whilst other organisations may apply for up […]


People’s Postcode Trust – Dream Fund

Funding is available to give organisations in Scotland, England and Wales the chance to deliver the project they have always dreamed of, but never had the opportunity to bring to life. Projects should fall under one of the following categories: community development, environmental protection, health, human rights, sports, and the prevention of poverty, distress and […]