Sustainable Development Fund

A new grant scheme administered by Cotswolds Conservation Board supporting projects that bring environmental, social and economic benefits to the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Open to individuals, community, voluntary and partnership groups, private sector, public bodies and local authorities and charities.

Applications can be made for grants ranging from several hundred pounds up to £25,000. The fund can provide up to 75% of total project costs. In exceptional circumstances 100% may be provided for voluntary bodies.

Assessment made by Conservation Board grants panel in September 2005 and again in November 2005, so applications should be received by the end of October if possible.

Currently funding is only available in the 2005/06 financial year, but the scheme may be extended into 2006 and beyond.

If you have a suitable project the Conservation Board would like to hear from you.

Click on the link above for more details and an application form.