Grow Wild community project grants, deadline 15 January 2018

Grow Wild community project grants, deadline 15 January 2018 15 November 2017 Have you got an exciting idea for a project that brings people together through activities that help connect their community and celebrate UK native wild flowers, plants and/or fungi? Grow Wild's community project grants programme is now open for applications. What can be funded? Grow Wild is awarding funding of £2,000 or £4,000 to groups and projects that: Stand out from the crowd: listen to your beneficiaries - be creative together, try something new that reaches new audiences. Focus on UK native wild flowers, plants and/or fungi, highlighting the importance of these species for the environment, and for quality of life. Will engage one or more of these groups: Young people aged 12 to 18 Students and young people aged 18 to 25 People living in urban areas People experiencing hardship and reduced access to services Adults that are less engaged with their community and environmental activities Will encourage large scale community involvement, ideally in the hundreds! Will deliver the project in a space or location that is accessible to the general public i.e. is not in a restricted or controlled area Who can apply? You are eligible to apply if you are: A voluntary, youth or community group, which is constituted, not-for-profit or charitable. In particular: Youth groups Secondary schools Parish, town and community councils Health authorities, health boards and prisons A group that is able to deliver and be financially responsible for a community project. A group that holds a bank account in the name of their group and can show evidence of this to Grow Wild. Unfortunately, the following groups are not eligible to apply: Local authorities Primary schools Organisations with a commercial focus and where Grow Wild funds may be directly involved with commercial activities Groups previously funded by Grow Wild during 2014 to 2017 How to apply Download the guidance document for everything you need to know about the process of applying for Grow Wild community project funding. You will need to contact your local Grow Wild Engagement Manager to discuss your proposal and request the online application form. For northern England this is Ben Fisher, email b.fisher@kew.org. The deadline for applications is 15 January 2018 (midday). This content is © Bfunded 2017.
Date: 
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 12:00am