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5th February 2019
We are alerting those living rurally across England and Wales to a Prince’s Countryside Fund grant scheme which has grants of up to £50,000 available.
The Prince’s Countryside Fund has grants available for projects that will provide a long-term positive impact to the individuals and communities they seek to benefit. Funding is available for projects affecting areas of greatest need in rural England and Wales.
Richard Corbett, Partner with Roger Parry & Partners said, “These grants aim to sustain rural communities, improve the prospects of viability for farm and rural businesses and support aid delivery in an emergency as well as building resilience. Time is running out however to apply as the deadline for applications is 21 February 2019.”
To be eligible for a grant you will need to demonstrate that your project is focusing on at least one of these areas:
Sustaining Rural Communities
Improving the prospects of viability for farm and rural businesses:
Supporting Aid Delivery in Emergency and Building Resilience:
Applications will be accepted from charities; community interest companies; companies limited by guarantee; not for profit organisations; social enterprises and unincorporated associations. The Prince’s Countryside Fund will not accept applications from individuals, private businesses and other organisations such as local authorities or political groups.
Richard added, “The conditions for eligibility are quite stringent for this grant scheme. As always, we are here to help with understanding the application process and ensuring your application stands out in the crowd. If you need our assistance please call one of our grant application specialists: Oswestry – Richard Corbett: 01691 655334. Minsterley – Charis Denham: 01743 791336. Welshpool & Llanidloes – Clare Williams: 01686 449222.”