The CLA Charitable Trust provides grants of around £2,500 to organisations whose projects:
- Promote education about the countryside for young people from towns and cities and those who are disadvantaged
- Provide facilities for those who are disabled, who have learning difficulties or who are in some way disadvantaged to visit and participate in learning experiences about the countryside
- Support the advancement of education in agriculture, horticulture and conservation for disadvantaged people, particularly the young.
The Trust no longer consider applications for sensory gardens or community allotments, or funding requests from state-funded schools or other institutions. Projects which are based on horticultural activities must be able to demonstrate that they provide training which leads to a recognised, accredited qualification for the participants.
Ordinarily, the Trustees will not give money towards core funding or make limited contributions to a much larger project. They prefer to fund specific capital purchases, or a discrete part of a project with which the Trust can be identified. The Trustees are unlikely to approve grants to charities or organisations with substantial financial resources, as they prefer to support smaller projects and organisations to which our limited funding will be crucial. We do not normally give a second grant to a recipient within a minimum of three years of the first or last award.
This fund has a continuous rolling application process with applications reviewed quarterly.
For more information and to apply please click here.
Other Environmental Funds
Dulverton Trust FundFriday March 29th, 2019
The Dulverton Trust Fund, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, awards grants of between £500 to £5,000 to small charities and charitable organisations, normally with an annual income of under £200,000. The Trust wishes to support projects that align with their existing priorities: youth opportunities; general welfare; conservation and preservation of habitats; and preservation of heritage…Environmental
Postcode Local Trust: Community GrantsWednesday August 14th, 2019
The Postcode Local Trust awards grants to charities and community groups with projects that fall into one of the Trust’s 2019 themes: Green space improvements Improving community access to outdoor space Renewable energy and flood prevention Grants of up to £2,000 are available if you are one of the following: Companies limited by guarantee with…Environmental
Waitrose & Partners: Plan Plastic – The Million Pound ChallengeSunday February 24th, 2019
Waitrose & Partners are awarding grants of between £150,000 to £300,000 to charities, CICs, social enterprises and schools/colleges with innovative projects that rethink how we all use and dispose of plastic. A small number of projects will be supported over one year, starting in April 2019. Applicants must demonstrate how their project will have a…Education & Employment Environmental Health & Social Care Sports
The Liebreich Foundation
The Liebreich Foundation makes occasional small grants to charitable organisations focusing on the following areas: Climate and Environment Disability and Inclusion Education Entrepreneurship Sport and Health Sustainable Development Veterans, Refugees and Victims of Violence Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. For more information and how to apply please click here.