The Greenprint Forum is running a Small Grant Scheme during 2021 and 2022 which is available to voluntary and community groups to apply for funding to support projects that help promote biodiversity in east Suffolk.
The Nature First small grants fund is provided by East Suffolk Council on behalf of the East Suffolk Greenprint Forum and is available for projects that specifically contribute to the enhancement of local biodiversity and/or its understanding and appreciation by the local community. Eligible projects may include work to restore existing habitats, creation of habitats, provision of nesting / roosting places for birds, pollinators and other animals, or activities to help local people of any age learn about and enjoy their local biodiversity.
Eligible projects must contribute to the Greenprint Forum’s goal of an East Suffolk where the value of nature is recognised by the majority, visitors are attracted because of it and everyone actively cares for it.
Applications will be considered by a panel comprising members of the Steering Group of the Greenprint Forum.
The scheme offers grants of up £1,000 and will run over four phases during 2021 and 2022 over the following timetable:
(Please note dates for Phases 2, 3 and 4 are all subject to change, so please check closer to the time.)