Natural England  

You may like to visit the website for Natural England which brings together the Countryside Agency, English Nature and the Rural Development Service.

Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)  

HLF also funds projects that “conserve and enhance the UK’s diverse heritage”.

Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

DEFRA may be able to advise and help with funding. For more information visit phone 08459 33 55 77.

Environmental Grants from DIY retailer

Through their One Planet Living (OPL) scheme you can apply to your local B&Q store for funding to support community projects around the environment, energy saving, natural habitats, wildlife and local culture or heritage. The scheme provides £50 to £500 of B & Q materials. To apply contact the store manager at your local B & Q store.

The Dulverton Trust

Grants of up to £25,000 is available from The Dulverton Trust for the following; Youth and education; General welfare; Conservation;  Religion; Preservation; Peace and Security; Africa. Registered charities and organisations with charitable status can apply.

The Garfield Weston Foundation

The Garfield Weston Foundation has grants available of between £3,000 and £1million. They support a wide variety of good causes including: education, the arts, welfare, youth, community, environment, mental health, health, religion (especially church restoration) and others. For more information phone 02073 996565.

The Naturesave Trust

The Naturesave Trust has funding available to help communities start to undertake and set up community renewable energy projects. The community should retain as much control as possible over the operating income once the project has been successful.

The Woodland Trust

The Woodland Trust has tree planting packs available for community groups, schools and youth groups. The packs contain either 105 or 420 trees and you can choose the theme of your trees. For more information visit phone 01476 581135.