As part of the councils Zero Carbon commitment, we are offering Zero Carbon Grants of £50 to £500 each for environmentally-focused community projects across the district of North West Leicestershire.Green grant

Now open for applications

These are simple projects that make a big impact and are open to groups and organisations, including parish councils. Match funding of £50 to £500 is required; this needs to be cash as opposed to in-kind funding. Therefore your project should have a minimum value of £100. Projects need to take place within a planned timescale of 12 months.

Examples of what you could apply for:

General environmental improvements; climate change projects; equipment for litter picking and dog fouling; composting; energy efficiency; transport issues; projects for cycling/walking; wildflower meadows; community orchards; hedge planting; recycling.

Zero Carbon Application Form (PDF Document, 0.37 Mb)

Email your completed application form to

Gilwiskaw Brook Green Grant

The picture to the right shows the Trent River Trust receiving a grant

for vegetation clearing for the enhancement of Gilwiskaw Brook near Hood Park.

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Last updated: Tue 16 March, 2021 @ 16:16