Grow Wild Community Project Funding 2018

Closing Date 15th January. Maximum Available: £4000

Grants are available to groups and projects working on activities to connect communities and celebrate UK native wildflowers, plants and fungi.

Grow Wild Community Fund aims to support groups or projects in the UK working towards the following objectives:

  • Working with one or more of these target groups exclusively)
    • Young people aged 12-18
    • Students and young people aged 18-25
    • People living in urban areas
    • People experiencing disadvantage and reduced access to services
    • Adults that are less engaged with their community and environmental activities
  • Led by the community directly or by an organisation that addresses an identified issue or need.
  • Will encourage large-scale involvement, with the potential to reach at least 300 people through direct participation or as wider beneficiaries.
  • Focuses on UK native wild flowers, plants and/or fungi, and furthers understanding of the importance of these native species for the environment and our lives.
  • Has a space/s to deliver the project that is accessible to the general public.

Grants of £2,000 or £4,000 are available.  Grow Wild will fund 50 groups in 2018 across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Eligible projects will:

  • Stand out from the crowd – think something creative, or even better something that has not been done before.
  • Focus on UK native wildflowers, plants and/or fungi, highlighting the importance of these species for the environment, and for quality of life.
  • 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 ie is not in a restricted or controlled area.

Projects must engage one or more of these groups:

  • Young people aged 12-18.
  • Students and young people aged 18-25.
  • People living in urban areas.
  • People experiencing hardship and reduced access to services.
  • Adults that are less engaged with their community and environmental activities.

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