Lewisham Greening Fund

  We are pleased to launch the London Borough of Lewisham’s Greening Fund This is a new and exciting scheme with the objective of making Lewisham Greener and we are calling on all of our established community groups to apply.  If you are a volunteer, or part of a community group, working to make the … Continue reading Lewisham Greening Fund

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The Friends of Devonshire Road are looking for your votes

RAISE THE HUT! The Friends of Devonshire Road are looking for your votes for their bid to the Aviva Fund.  The Aviva Community Fund offers you the chance to get funding for causes important to your community. It’s open to everyone, whether you have a connection with Aviva or not. We want you to enter a … Continue reading The Friends of Devonshire Road are looking for your votes

Groundwork – Our Space Award

Some information about Groundwork's Our Space Award Our Space Award The Our Space Award is a grant scheme that aims to help Londoners green their city through active community engagement and participation. It will support Londoners of all ages and backgrounds, communities and schools in improving community open spaces, making them inclusive places for all … Continue reading Groundwork – Our Space Award

Tesco ‘Bags of Help’ grant scheme expanding

  Groundwork write; Tesco's Bags of Help scheme is changing! We are expanding to fund a wider range of projects - and you can now apply for a grant all year round. APPLY FOR UP TO £5,000 FOR YOUR LOCAL GREEN SPACE Tesco's Bags of Help scheme is changing! We are expanding to fund a … Continue reading Tesco ‘Bags of Help’ grant scheme expanding

Esmée Fairbairn fund now open for applications

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation has launched a new funding pot of £200,000 to support crowdfunding projects in Hull, Manchester and the London Borough of Lewisham.  The fund went live on the 28th of September and people and organisations who are interested in crowdfunding projects that bring the community together using the arts, culture, food or green spaces can … Continue reading Esmée Fairbairn fund now open for applications

Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme – NOW OPEN!

The second round of funding for the Tesco Bags of Help scheme is now open Bags of Help is administered by Groundwork and funded by Tesco customers from the proceeds of the 5p charge for plastic carrier bags. The scheme is open to community groups across England, Wales and Scotland to apply for grants of £8,000, £10,000 … Continue reading Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme – NOW OPEN!

Up to £12,000 for your local green space

A message from Groundwork; Groundwork are keen to remind community groups and organisations that the second funding round for the Tesco Bags of Help grant scheme opens on Monday 18 April 2016.  Following an incredible first round, where over 1,100 projects were funded and 8,000,000 votes were cast in Tesco stores across the UK, the scheme … Continue reading Up to £12,000 for your local green space

Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme – NOW OPEN!

The second round of funding for the Tesco Bags of Help scheme is now open Bags of Help is administered by Groundwork and funded by Tesco customers from the proceeds of the 5p charge for plastic carrier bags. The scheme is open to community groups across England, Wales and Scotland to apply for grants of £8,000, £10,000 … Continue reading Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme – NOW OPEN!

Come to support Ladywell Fields’ funding bid on Wednesday 29 January

Robert Sheppard writes... IONA CLOSE ORCHARD is a wonderful pocket of undisturbed wildlife in the heart of Catford (behind Bournville Road) – but it will deteriorate quickly if not carefully looked-after.  It remains quite overgrown, but retains some fine old fruit trees. In common with most old orchards, the site is of high nature conservation … Continue reading Come to support Ladywell Fields’ funding bid on Wednesday 29 January

Growing Localities Awards 2013/14

A total of £2,500 prize money is being offered to projects which use nature to enhance and improve local communities and the lives of vulnerable or socially excluded people, generating positive outcomes such as health and well-being, new skills and knowledge, new relationships, and a sense of purpose and belonging. This year, entries are invited … Continue reading Growing Localities Awards 2013/14