Lending a hand for local projects

Through our Community Grant scheme, we enable local community groups to take an active role in caring for the Chilterns.

What can the grant be used for?

Quite simply we provide funding to help kick start projects with a community or conservation objective at their heart. We welcome applications from a wide variety of organisations; from residential and village societies to conservation groups.

How does the grant work?

Successful applicants qualify for £250 to support the cost of their project, though we have the flexibility to vary this at our discretion depending on the project.

To apply please complete the Community Grant Form, or contact our office directly.

Here are some examples of the projects we support:

Your Objective:

Promote native flora and fauna

How the grant could help you:
Undertake hedge planting, care of village ponds, or management of trees. Perhaps you just need support with tool hire to complete planned worked.

Your Objective:

Improve awareness of vital community amenities

How the grant could help you:
Invest in community boards and directional signage.

Your Objective:

Improve access to local facilities and recreational areas

How the grant could help you:
Funding new ramps and benches for the disabled and/or elderly.

Your Objective:

Promote enjoyment of local countryside

How the grant could help you:
Carry out footpath maintenance to encourage people to explore the area.

  1. Promote native flora and fauna
  2. Improve awareness of vital community amenities
  3. Improve access to local facilities and recreational areas
  4. Promote enjoyment of local countryside

Do you have another idea or project that will benefit the Chilterns?

We would be happy to offer advice and discuss how we might be able to support you.

Please get in touch via email office@chilternsociety.org.uk or telephone 01494 771250.