Environmental and Sustainability

Environment and Sustainability

Are you working to reduce energy consumption, tackle climate change, boost recycling or create a nature reserve? Do you have ideas to make your community more sustainable? Are you encouraging wildlife back into your neighbourhood? If so, you could qualify for a grant from our Environment and Sustainability Grants programme.


Grants of up to £15,000 per year for up to two years are available for groups including charities, voluntary groups, schools, colleges, local authorities and Community Interest Companies working in Ealing, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Slough, Spelthorne, Richmond, Runnymede, South Bucks, or Windsor & Maidenhead.

This programme has two rounds in 2024. Round 1 opens on 15 January and closes on 18 March.  Round 2 opens on 18 June and closes on 20 August. Each round closes at 10am on the closing date.

Please note, for applications to Round 1 the project must NOT start before the Board decision date of 21 May.  For applications to Round 2, the project must NOT start before the board decision date of 23 October.

To apply, your group must have a constitution and a bank account that needs two signatories.  Before commencing any grant application, you must read through our Tips document (PDF) and Grant Making Policy document (PDF).  

If you would like to discuss your project please phone us on 01895 839916 or email us with your questions at hct@groundwork.org.uk. Please consider the time you will need to complete the online form before the closing date deadline as late entries will not be accepted.