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Veolia Environmental Trust: Community Grants

We award grants towards projects that make improvements to community facilities and the natural environment.
To apply for the funding, please email -
Club, Group or Organisation, Environmental Improvements, Facility Development

About Veolia Environmental Trust: Community Grants

Our Community Grant Scheme is available to constituted not-for-profit organisations, local authorities and Environmental Bodies (EBs). Grants of between £10,000 and £75,000 are available for projects that improve an outside space or community building available for everyone and anyone to use on a daily basis.

What can be funded:

  • Structural improvement works to a single building or outdoor space which has public access: e.g. community centre, public park, play area, skate park, MUGA, sports ground, woodland, nature reserve, community garden, public right of way, inland waterway
  • A project with all permissions (e.g. planning) in place
  • A project where the applicant is the landowner or has a formal agreement (e.g. a lease) with the landowner, with at least six years of the term remaining
  • A project to improve an outside space or community building available for everyone and anyone to use on a daily basis
  • Construction and/or improvement of buildings, or outdoor spaces
  • Fixed items (e.g. kitchen cupboards and worksurfaces, boilers and radiators, windows and doors, toilets, fencing)

Who can apply?

  • An application from a constituted not-for-profit organisation (who's governing documents state members or directors receive no financial benefit)
  • An application from a local authority
  • An organisation that accepts any grant awarded will incur an additional CTP cost

Application Deadlines:

There are four funding rounds each year. Only one application per project site will be considered in a 12 month period.

The next funding rounds are as follows:

Funding Round OpensClosing Date (Submit by 12:00 midday)Decision Date
27 January 202224 March 202207 June 2022
26 May 202207 July 202206 September 2022


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More information

Contact Name: The Veolia Environmental Trust

Telephone: 0203 567 6820