Are you a community group or third sector organisation working with volunteers on an environmental project? Environment Wales can help!
Environment Wales offer a registration process that helps organisations to be fit for funding, so that they can be confident in accessing Environment Wales grants, as well as other sources made available through external funders.
There are a variety of benefits associated with registration
- On-going support and advice from a dedicated Development Officer, with access to the combined experience of the whole Environment WalesDevelopment Team;
- External recognition that can help with promotion, other funders or recruiting volunteers;
- Access to Environet – our free annual training and networking event.
- Becoming part of a network of sustainable environmental projects acrossWales;
- Eligibility to apply for Environment Wales grants of up to £12,000.
Not ready? For those projects that are not ready for the registration process we provide Start-up grants to help cover the costs of establishing new groups or projects. There are also Pre-project grants to cover the costs of any feasibility studies or surveys that might need to be undertaken before a project can begin.
Want to find out more? The next step is to contact the Environment Wales admin team at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 02920 431 727. You will need to give a brief description of your project and the types of activities you would like Environment Wales to support. Your enquiry will be forwarded to an Environment Wales Development Officer who will contact you to explain more about the funding and registration processes. If your project is eligible for support, the Development Officer will then assist you with an application.
Environment Wales is a partnership of organisations in the voluntary or third sector funded by the Welsh Government. It contributes to sustainable development by providing support and funding to volunteer-centred environmental projects. The core partners that make up the initiative are Keep Wales Tidy, The National Trust, Wildlife Trusts Wales, WCVA, Groundwork in Wales and The Woodland Trust.