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Funding Available for Community Groups, Charities and Schools

Posted April 23, 2018

Here at Veolia, we are very passionate about the environment and giving back to the community.

Does your group or society make a positive difference to your environment or community within Birmingham? Would you benefit from financial support to get a project off the ground?

The Veolia EnviroGrant scheme has been set up to help local groups, societies and charities improve their environment and/or community with grants of up to £1,000.

Communities and groups who wish to apply for the grant must work and be based in Birmingham. The groups who may apply for the scheme include; not-for-profit local organisations, voluntary and community groups, charities, schools, sports teams, societies and forums.

Grants are awarded twice a year – May and November.

The closing date for the May grant awards is Thursday 31 May 2018.

Click here for more information!

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2 Comments

  • Barbara Bond says:

    Goldsmith Road in Kings Heath has a community gardening project called ‘Goldfingers’ and last year we entered the ‘Its Your Neighbourhood’ scheme supported by Britain in Bloom. We were awarded a level 4 (top level is level 5) for our gardening project involving residents and nearby schools.
    We have created a small community garden, have put planters on railings and given planted up pots to residents.
    Our efforts have been greatly appreciated, enhanced our road and contributed to a better environment.
    We would like to extend our project by having a small edible community garden, provide residents with hanging baskets and having small areas for the community to sit and enjoy more plants.
    We would greatly appreciate, and acknowledge, any help you can give via your grant awards.
    Thanking you in anticipation.

  • Hi I would like some further information about applying for a grant to help run a local carers group in the area.

    The cares group will be bases in stechford and it helps the community going through difficult times it would provide a chance to take the Group on trips help develop the local area.

    Possibly looking at a street community garden

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