23 November 2017
Funding for community projects

Grow Wild Community Project Funding 2018

Have you got an 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?

Awards of £2000 or £4000 are available for groups to transform their space, do something new or creative.
Please get in touch with Grow Wild to discuss your ideas or you can also look at our web page Grow Wild Community Project Guidance, for more information on how to apply.

Contact Stéphanie Baine, scotland@growwilduk.com, if you have any questions of for the link to the online application form.

Applications need to be in by 15th January 2018 
Be inspired by previous Grow Wild community projects. Click here to visit our interactive map and read their profile pages.

Tesco Bags of Help | up to £4,000 

Need up to £4000 funding for your project that benefits the community?

Tesco Bags of Help has already funded 780 projects in Scotland - sharing over £4 million pounds between them. As the nights get shorter it’s time submit your application for projects you’d like to happen in Spring 2018 and beyond. We fund a huge variety of projects that bring benefits to the community and every two months in Scotland we award 225 projects a share of over half a million pounds.

Single use carrier bags are no longer available in Tesco but the good news is that Bags of Help will continue with funding from the sale of the new 10p Bag for Life. Apply online here http://bit.ly/bagsofhelp4

●      Apply anytime for projects that bring benefits to the community

●      Apply for capital and revenue funding between £1000 and £4000

●      Community groups, schools, charities, local authorities and not for profits can all apply

Get help to apply from one of our team of Community Enablers http://bit.ly/scotbagsofhelp  

Tesco Bags of Help is administered by Groundwork, working in Scotland with greenspace scotland.


Co-op Local Community Fund 

The Co-op Local Community Fund is looking for 3 projects in each of around 1,500 local communities across the UK. They'll choose projects led by small, locally based organisations that:

●     benefit the local community centred around Co-op food stores and funeral homes

●     have the greatest possible benefit to their community

●     make maximum use of the amount of funding available

Eligibility: A registered charity, small charity registered with HMRC for tax, registered community amateur sports club. church that's an 'excepted' charity, a Scout or Guide group

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