APPLICATIONS are being invited for Kirklees Council’s Environment Grant Scheme.
The scheme aims to support projects which protect and enhance the environment and reduce carbon emissions.
It seeks to encourage projects which involve communities and encourage groups to develop creative and sustainable projects.
Community and Voluntary groups and not for profit organisations are invited to submit applications for the following funds:
Small grant – up to £1,000
Medium grant – up to £3,000
Large grant – up to £10,000 The large grants are for exceptional projects which will demonstrate innovative, sustainable benefits.
The deadline for small and medium grant funding are: Friday, May 7; Friday, July 16; Friday October 8; and Friday January 7, 2011.ŠThe closing date for the large grant funding is Friday, May 28.
Clr Mehboob Khan, leader of the council and Cabinet member for the environment, said: “The Environment Grants Scheme enables local groups to make a real difference to their natural environment, for the benefit of the whole community.Š
“I would urge organisations, who want to make real a difference to where they live, to get in contact and find out more about the funding available.”
For an application form or further information contact Allison Porter at Kirklees Council on 01484 223558, or write to Kirklees Council, Environment Unit, 23 Estate Buildings, Railway Street, Huddersfield HD1 1JY, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the following website www.kirklees.gov.uk/environmentgrants