The Postcode Local Trust, which was established in 2015 to provide financial support for charities and good causes which help communities enhance their natural environment, opened again for applications on the 5th January 2016.
Applications will be invited for projects that encourage lasting benefits by bringing people together to improve local ecology and habitats, encourage bio-diversity and benefit the wider environment.
The type of projects that may be funded include:
- creation of community gardens
- habitat restoration projects, flood prevention schemes and natural hedgerow boundaries
- tree planting or creation of community orchard projects
Registered charities in Scotland can apply from £500 – £20,000 for projects meeting the above remit, whilst other organisations such as constituted voluntary and community organisations and Community Interest Companies may apply for up to £2,000.
The closing date for applications is Thursday 28th January 2016.