Launch of Green Grants, up to £1000 available for small stand alone projects. Go to Apply for more information


For Small and Main Grants, incl Dirtwork projects, the next deadline for submission of Expression of Interest forms for applications is Friday 10 October 2016.


If you have submitted an Expression of Interest and have been invited to apply the next deadline for the receipt of full applications for Small and Main Grants incl Dirtworks is Monday 5 December 2016.



Green Grants Guidance Notes


Green Grants Application Form


Expression of Interest Form

(for Small and Main Grants incl Dirtwork projects)


Annual Report 2015

Funding communities and the environment in Lancashire

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Community and environmental groups can apply for awards up to £30,000 from three funding streams –

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If you have never applied to the fund before we advise you to read all guidance notes. Further guidance on the Landfill Communities Fund can be found Entrust at  Projects to date have included improvements to community facilities, general environmental improvements, creation and management of habitats, improvements to parks, gardens, open spaces, play areas, recreational facilities, ponds, canals and rivers and natural biodiversity.  

Green Grants (up to £1000) Application Form and Guidance Notes




Small Grants (up to £15,000), Expression of Interest form required




Main Grants (up to £30,000), Expression of Interest form required

including Dirtwork projects

Round 71 

Board Meeting 25 July 2016


Round 72

Expression of Interest deadline 13 May 2016

Full Application deadline 15 July 2016

Board Meeting 12 Oct 2016


Round 73

Expression of Interest deadline 8 July 2016

Full Application deadline 9 Sep 2016

Board Meeting 7 Dec 2016


Round 74

Expression of Interest deadline 10 Oct 2016

Full Application deadline 5 Dec 2016

Board Meeting Late March 2017 (tbc)

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