As part of our 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 grants@nwleicestershire.gov.uk

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, Ashby.

Last updated: Thu 3 November, 2022 @ 10:08