Grants to improve Green Spaces

These two grants may be of interest:

Groundwork’s “Our Space Award”

Community groups can apply for grants of up to £20,000 to improve local green and open spaces across Greater London.

The Our Space Award, administered by Groundwork, will support community greening projects which transform all types of open space such as parks, housing estates, town centres, woodlands and school grounds, making them inclusive places for all to enjoy. Initiatives could include tree planting, rewilding areas, water habitat creation or improvement, creation of composting areas, and rainwater harvesting.

Eligible organisations that can apply include charities, schools, friends of groups, tenants and residents’ associations, and social enterprises etc.

The closing date for applications is 12pm on the 11 December 2023.

For more information, please visit the Groundwork website.

The Nature Hubs Fund: creating and enhancing green spaces

Community, groups, schools and other not for profit organisations in England, Scotland, and Wales have the opportunity to apply for one of 50 grants of up to £6,000 to create new green spaces or to improve existing ones.

The grants are being made available through the Nature Hubs Fund is being made available through a partnership between the environmental charity Hubbub and Starbucks. Projects must take place within 5km of a Starbuck store.

The fund will provide grants to projects that meet one or more of four themes: increasing access to nature; bringing people together; upskilling the community; and building climate resilience.

The closing date for applications is 3pm on 11 January 2024.

For more information, please visit the Hubbub website.

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