News! Tesco Funding

Groundwork have been working with Tesco in order to help get funding for local green spave projects.

All the monet raised is from 5p carrier bag levy and Tesco stores are being used to fund thousands of community projects across the UK. The projects must meet the criteria of promoting community participation in the development of outdoor spaces.

The project has altered slightly since the last round and as of September 2016, three projects in each region will be shortlisted to go forward to a public vote in each ot the Tesco regions every month.

The projects will be awarded a grant based upon the number of votes received: first place recieves up to £5,000, second place up to £2,000 and third place up to £1,000.

All projects must deliver a physical environmental improvement and/or encourage use and long term sustainability of outdoor spaces.

Grants will be awarded to voluntary or community organisations (incl registered charities/companies), schools, health bodies, Parish/Town Councils, local authroities and social housing providers.

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