Improving London’s Environment Grants

City Bridge Trust


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Nonprofit For-Profit Business

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: United Kingdom

Location of residency: United Kingdom

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Overview:

London has some of the finest green spaces in any major city, nevertheless many areas suffer from an under-provision of open space and poor air quality.

Environmental education plays a vital role in introducing many Londoners to the benefits and value of conserving and improving the ‘green’ environment.

At a time of growing childhood obesity, many children are unaware of where their food comes from and its nutritional value. School gardens and growing projects can help address healthy eating at the same time improving London’s Environment.

We want to fund projects which will achieve one or more of the following:

  • More Londoners with a greater knowledge and understanding of the ‘green’ environment and biodiversity
  • More Londoners reporting improved well-being through greater use of open spaces and through growing and greening initiatives
  • More young people understanding the benefit of growing local food and its nutritional value
What Will We Fund?
  • Work to support the environmental education of Londoners
  • Outdoor learning initiatives, including city farms, wildlife centres, and river and canal initiatives
  • Food-growing projects in schools, delivered by established environmental organisations
  • Work maintaining and enhancing biodiversity in London
  • Work promoting tree-planting and/or community tree warden schemes.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • To be eligible, your organisation must be one of the following:
    • Registered charity
    • Registered Community Interest Company
    • Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation
    • Charitable company
    • Exempt or excepted charity
    • Registered charitable industrial and provident society or charitable Cooperative (Bencom)

Ineligibility:

  • We cannot fund:
    • Individuals (except through our nominated agencies)
    • Grant-making bodies to make grants on our behalf (except through our nominated agency)
    • Schools, PTAs, universities or other educational establishments
    • Medical or academic research
    • Churches or other religious bodies where the monies will be used for religious purposes
    • Hospitals or NHS trusts
    • Projects which have already taken place or building work which has already been completed
    • Statutory bodies, such as local authorities
    • Charities established/registered outside the UK
    • Festivals or events which last no longer than a few days
    • Residential care services or facilities
    • Political parties and lobbying
    • Non-charitable activities
    • Work which does not benefit the inhabitants of Greater London