The Awards for All England programme aims to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need.If you are planning a project and you need between £300 and £10,000 then Awards for All may be able to help you.
The application form is short and simple, and you will find out if you are successful within six weeks.
This is an ongoing programme.
The Ernest Cook Trust is one of the UK's leading educational charities. Rooted in the conservation and management of the countryside, the Trust actively encourages children and young people to learn from the land through hands-on educational opportunities on its estates and by offering grants.
Check out thier website for more information on how to apply
Funding is available for training from the Women and Work Programme. ,
The purpose of the project is to promote career progression and new career pathways to 500 women in industries within eligible environmental and land-based sectors, throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland where they are under-represented in leadership, supervisory, management, technical, specialist and professional skill positions.
The project will target employed women, or volunteers supported by an employer, working full time or part time, who wish to work or progress in non-traditional occupational areas. To be eligible women must be working in under-represented sectors within the agricultural crops, agricultural livestock, aquaculture, environmental conservation, farriery, fencing, fisheries management, game & wildlife conservation, land-based engineering, horticulture/landscaping and sports turf, production horticulture and trees & timber industries.
Free Jubilee Tree Packs
Free trees for schools The Woodland Trust is offering schools a FREE Hedge and Hazel Copse pack. They contain 30 native trees, enough for a small grove or short length of hedge and come with complementary educational resources and guidance on planting and maintenance — but hurry, as the offer is very popular! Register on-line and choose between either the Hedgerow pack or the Hazel Copse pack. If you have previously signed up for this offer don’t worry, because you can do so again.
There is also some information on funding opportunities on the Archimedes forest schools website.