New Community Green Spaces Fund

25 April 2024

The new Community Green Spaces Fund will provide up to £7 million of funding to support communities across the country to create, restore and enhance their green spaces.

The Community Green Spaces Fund will run until the end of March 2025 and eligible applicants will include parish councils serving rural areas, community groups, registered charities, and charitable trusts. Only one application will be accepted per greenspace, however, funding could cover multiple elements such as landscaping projects to create new paths, planting of green spaces, creation of water features, shelters, and seating for people to enjoy their community green spaces. The fund will not cover land purchase.

Click here to read the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) press release.

Further details including what can be supported, who can apply and how to apply, will be published by summer 2024.

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