Grants for organisations in England and Wales to provide facilities for the disabled to take part in country sports and recreation, and training in agriculture and horticulture. It also promotes education in the countryside for disadvantaged children and young people.

Current Status
Open for Applications
Maximum value:
Discretionary

Objectives of Fund

The Trust aims to help to provide facilities for the disabled to take part in country sports and recreation, and training in agriculture and horticulture. It also promotes education in the countryside for disadvantaged children and young people.

Value Notes

Funding is at the discretion of the Trustees. The average grant awarded is in the region of £2,500.

Match Funding Restrictions

The Trust focuses on smaller projects where the grant makes a real contribution to the success of that project.

Who Can Apply

Registered charities, registered companies, social enterprises and voluntary organisations based and working in England and Wales can apply.

Restrictions

Funding is not available for the following:

  • Individuals.
  • Sensory gardens.
  • Community allotments.
  • State funded schools or other institutions.
  • Core funding.
  • Limited contributions to a much larger project.
  • Charities or organisations with substantial financial resources.

The Trust does not normally give a second grant to a recipient within a minimum of three years of the first or last award.

Eligible Expenditure

Applications should be for a specific project or item of capital equipment, rather than on-going running costs.

Funding is available for projects that meet the following aims:

  • To promote education about the countryside for young people from towns and cities and those who are disadvantaged.
  • To provide facilities for those who are disabled, who have learning difficulties or who are in some way disadvantaged to enjoy the benefits of the countryside.
  • To support the advancement of education in agriculture, horticulture and conservation for disadvantaged people, particularly the young.

Projects which are based on horticultural activities must be able to demonstrate that they provide training to a recognised, accredited qualification for the participants.

How To Apply

An application form can be downloaded from the CLA Trust website.


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