Funding Update

Greener Gloucestershire Climate Change Community Fund

The fund is targeted at projects that help reduce carbon emissions and spread the word about ways to reduce emissions.

The fund can deliver grants of up to £4,999 to eligible groups. The closing date for applications is the 26th February. This is a short application window as we have very limited funds available.

Full details are available on their website here.


Naturesave Trust – Grant to reduce Food Waste and Insecurity

Environmental charity, Naturesave Trust, has announced that the January to February funding round is now open for applications.  The theme for this funding round will be Sustainable food.

The Trust will be looking to support community projects working to reduce food waste and food insecurity.  Organisations eligible to apply include charities, social enterprises and grassroots community organisations.

Each year the Trust donates a percentage of their income generated from Naturesave Insurance and uses these funds to support environmental and conservation projects across the UK.

In previous funding rounds, the Trust has awarded grants of between £500 to £2,500.

You can learn more about this funding  here. The closing date for applications is the 29th February 2024.


CLA Charitable Trust – Grants to Help Disabled and Disadvantaged People Connect with Nature (England and Wales)

Charities and not-for-profit organisations in England and Wales can apply for grants of up to £5,000 for projects that help disabled or disadvantaged people connect with nature and the countryside.

The funding, which is made available through the CLA Charitable Trust, supports projects that improve the physical and mental health and wellbeing of people who are disabled or disadvantaged by helping them to visit and participate in recreational and educational opportunities in the countryside.

Priority is given to projects that focus on children and young people, disadvantaged financially, physically, mentally, or from areas of deprivation.

Funding can be used to support projects, capital works and running costs. You can learn more here.

There are usually three application rounds each year.  The application closing dates for 2024 will be announced shortly.