Greggs’ environmental grants is dedicated to improving the local environment – whether that means turning a piece of wasteland into a garden or organising litter picking days on the beach.
They are currently offering grants of up to £2,000 and concentrate on helping existing not for profit organisations to deliver new projects. Preference will equally be given to small, locally based, community led organisations with a turnover not in excess of £300,000 per annum and to schools.
In 2016 35% of eligible applications were awarded. To see previous winners click here.
What type of project can they support?
They are interested in projects that improve the physical environment in a way that will improve people’s lives. This can include purchase of equipment, sessional salary costs, purchase of trees/plants, small capital projects and learning activities. they are also interested in new approaches and innovative ideas as well as sustainable approaches to supporting your local environment.
Greggs are working with Project Dirt (www.projectdirt.com) to establish an online network dedicated to all the winners of the Greggs Foundation Grant. Project Dirt is the UK’s most active network connecting and resourcing community projects.